One of the most exciting young pianists of his generation, Gustavo Miranda-Bernales is the youngest three-time First Prize winner of the Claudio Arrau International Piano Competition, having obtained the advanced level award when he was only 14 years old.
Mr.Gustavo graduated from The Juilliard School, where he earned his bachelor and master degrees in piano performance,under professors Robert McDonald and Julian Martin.
Miranda-Bernales’s North American engagements have included solo recitals at the Banff Centre, Tanglewod, Bard College Conservatory of Music, New York’s Steinway Hall, and the First International Piano Festival in Texas. He performed Brahms’ Concerto nº 2 with the Juilliard Orchestra under maestro David Afkham at the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre at Lincoln Center. In 2015 he performed Haydn’s Concerto in D Major with the Ft. Worth Symphony. He has also been invited to play at the Gijon International Piano Festival and the Candas Music Festival in Spain, the Cartagena Music Festival in Colombia, where his all-Chopin program was broadcast on television, and to Taiwan, where he toured in recital with violinist Sheng-Ching Hsu in December 2014.
Mr.Gustavo has more than 10 years teaching experience, from age 4 to adult students. He also worked as piano instructor for Precollege from the Juilliard School.