Lindsay Garritson
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"When Lindsay Garritson finished her performance, Prokofiev's rough-and-tumble Sonata No. 7 ... the audience cheered and rose in unison, carried away by the excitement she created ... she amazed the audience ... From the first notes, you can tell this is going to be a power-driven performance ..."

Gregory Sullivan Isaacs,

Theater Jones, Dallas, Texas


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Lindsay Garritson
14 Castle Hill Way
Stuart, FL  34996
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BIOGRAPHY
Pianist Lindsay Garritson has performed throughout the United States and abroad since the age of four. She has appeared as soloist with the Phoenix Symphony, Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra (Texas), Charleston Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Métropolitain (Montreal), Atlantic Classical Orchestra, Orquestra Sinfônica Barra Mansa (Brazil), the Yale Philharmonic Orchestra, and the European Philharmonic Orchestra, among others.
An award-winning performer, Lindsay has received top prizes at the 2013 USASU Bosendorfer International Piano Competition, 2011 Montreal International Piano Competition, the 2011 Yale Woolsey Concerto Competition, the 2010 Mozarteum International Chopin Competition (Salzburg), the Fite Family Competition, the St. Louis Artist Presentation Society, the Sarasota Artist Series Competition, the Music Teacher National Association's Young Artist's Competition. She was invited as one of thirty participants internationally to compete in the 2013 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, and in March of 2014, she was invited to compete as one of six finalists worldwide for the 2014 German Piano Award, held in Frankfurt, Germany.
Also an active participant at music festivals and courses worldwide, Lindsay has attended Music@Menlo’s International Program, The Steans Institute (Ravinia Festival), Prussia Cove International Musicians Seminar in England, Aspen Music Festival, International Holland Music Sessions, Orford Arts Center (Canada), International Keyboard Institute and Festival at Mannes College, Innsbrook Music Festival and School, Amalfi Coast Music Festival (Italy), Prague International Master classes, Nancy Music Festival (France), the Igualada Master classes (Spain), and Mozarteum International Master Classes (Austria). An avid chamber musician, Lindsay has collaborated with Ani Kavafian, Carter Brey, and Ettore Causa, among many others.
She has also appeared in master classes with artists such as Leon Fleisher, Andras Schiff, Emanuel Ax, Menahem Pressler, Claude Frank, Peter Frankl, John Perry, Thomas Ades, Gil Kalish, Wu Han, Jeremy Denk, Ann Schein, Matti Raekaellio, Awadagin Pratt, and Simon Trpceski.
Lindsay holds degrees from Principia College (B.A. in Music) and Yale School of Music (M.M. and Artist Diploma). Her piano teachers include Boris Berman, Luiz de Moura Castro, Choong-Mo Kang, Zena Ilyashov, Emilio Del Rosario, the late Jane Allen, and Jennifer Lim Judd. She currently resides in Stuart, Florida.

REVIEWS
"Her Liszt Ballade in B Minor was exceptionally good with dazzling left hand passagework and her Prokofiev Sonata No 7 was powerful and exciting ..."
— Rorianne Schrade, New York Concert Review
"Garritson's Prokofiev was simply stunning ..."
— Claire Jackson, International Piano Magazine
"Garritson's playing reminded me of the late Samuel Sanders ... her technical skills matched her ability not just to hear but to feel Pikayzen's nuanced playing ..."
— John Fidler, Reading Eagle