Posted on July 15, 2015
“He started the Chopin simply and let the introduction set the stage. He took a gentle approach to the main theme and let it blossom on its own… More impressive, he played the passages differently on each repeat—ever stronger and more passionate.”
- Gregory Sullivan Isaacs, TheaterJones
Posted on March 20, 2015
Amir was selected as one of the twenty-four young pianists from around the world to compete in the inaugural Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition, which will take place June 21 – 28, 2015 in Fort Worth, TX. He is one of the nine US representatives. See cliburn.org for more info.
Posted on January 22, 2015
Amir was awarded first prize in the Quincy Symphony Orchestra’s Eleanor B. Nelson Concerto Competition. He will be featured in the QSO’s spring concert, and will also receive the Robert E. Brown Scholarship. He will be performing Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with the QSO on April 12 at 2:30 pm at the Lloyd Hill Performing Arts Center in Quincy. Admission is free.