Biography

Biography

Pianist Andrew Palmer Todd B&W

Andrew Palmer Todd enjoys a diverse career as a non-profit executive and a concert pianist. Currently the President and CEO of the Grand Teton Music Festival in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, he continues to perform solo recitals and chamber music across the country. A native of Ohio, Andrew holds degrees from Northwestern University, the Mannes College of Music, and the University of Colorado.

At age 17, Mr. Todd made his orchestral debut playing the Schumann Piano Concerto with the Columbus Symphony and has since appeared with the Aurora and Littleton Symphony Orchestras, the Boulder Chamber Orchestra, and the University of Wyoming Symphony. During the 2017-2018 season, he was the featured soloist for the Wyoming Music Educators Annual Conference and the Wyoming Arts Council’s 50th anniversary concert.

As a winner of the Artists International Piano Competition, Mr. Todd’s New York debut was at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall. In addition to Carnegie Hall, his New York appearances also include the Polish and French Consulates and Steinway Hall.

Mr. Todd has appeared in solo recitals and as a chamber musician at the Grand Teton Music Festival, Artis Naples, University of Wyoming, Sheridan College, Portland Piano, Mesa State College, Idaho State University, the Colorado Music Festival, the Aspen Music Festival and School, SUNY Oswego, Colorado Mountain College, Western State University, Fort Lewis College, Westminster College, and the University of Denver.

His performances have been featured on WQXR, Colorado Public Radio, Aspen Public Radio, Wyoming Public Radio, Bulgarian National Radio, and on Performance Today. Additionally, he is the co-host of “Live from the Grand Teton Music Festival”, which is heard on more than 150 public radio stations nationwide.

He has released two CDs and will release a third in 2018.

Mr. Todd lives in Jackson Hole with his 15-year old son Jake. A former professional soccer player, Mr. Todd was Captain of Northwestern University’s Varsity Soccer Team. In his free time, he enjoys skate skiing in the winter and trail running in the warmer months.