Meet Baron Fenwick!

Name: Baron Fenwickfenwick
Originally from: United States
Last school attended: Mannes
Notable performance: Winning performance at the 2011 Jacob Flier International Piano Competition

Baron Fenwick has performed throughout the United States as a featured soloist with the Hudson Valley Philharmonic, the South Carolina Philharmonic, and the Western Piedmont Youth Symphony.  Mr. Fenwick is a second-year undergraduate student at Mannes College of the New School for Music and has previously studied at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and Appalachian State University.

Mr. Fenwick received Honorable Mention in the 2013 Mannes Concerto Competition, and has won numerous state and national competitions. He received First Prize in the 2011 Jacob Flier International Piano Competition in New Paltz, New York, Top Pianist at the 2011 Blount-Slawson Concerto Competition in Montgomery, Alabama, and First Prize at the 2010 Lee University Piano Competition in Tennessee. Mr. Fenwick was also the recipient of UNCSA’s Leonard Bernstein Award of Excellence in 2009.

Mr. Fenwick is deeply interested in historical performance. At Mannes, he has been studying the fortepiano and historical performance practices. He has performed the music of Beethoven and Mozart on period instruments, and looks forward to performing the complete cycle of Beethoven cello sonatas in the fall of 2014, on fortepiano.


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