Hailed as “Particularly Impressive” by the Wall Street Journal, Alexandre Tsomaia (he/him), made his debut at the Newport Festival in Rhode Island, where he premiered 24 preludes of the Georgian composer Sulkhan Tsintsadze in North America. At a young age he appeared as soloist with several orchestras in Georgia, as well as in solo recitals.
At the age of 14, he was accepted at the Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan. During his time in the United States, he has appeared as a featured soloist at the Smithsonian in Washington, DC, He has appeared on NPR’s “From The Top” Alexandre has performed at Columbia University’s Miller Theatre with the members of the Toradze piano studio, receiving high acclaim from the New York Times. Alexandre entered Indiana University in the fall of 2003 as a student of Evelyne Brancart, continuing his studies with Edward Auer. In March 2006 he won the Indianapolis Matinee Musicale competition. In 2010 Alexandre was “Artist in Residence in Polish Music” while he was a performance diploma student and associate piano instructor at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. In 2011-2012 Alexandre attended the Scuola di Musica di Fiesole in Italy with Elisso Virsaladze.
Currently, Alexandre is an Assistant Music Director at the St. Barnabas Church in Chicago as well as a piano Instructor at DePaul University’s Community Division and at Ravinia Lawndale School. Recent highlights in Alexandre’s career include performance at the Chicago Cultural Center as part of the “Myra Hess” concert series, recital at the Beverly ArtsCenter and at the Chopin Theatre of Chicago and performances at the Mount Royal Academy in New Hampshire.