Alex Tuchman, founder and Artistic Director of the Bermuda Piano Festival, is a prizewinner of the Bartok-Kabalevsky-Prokofiev International Piano Competition at Radford University in Virginia and the IBLA Grand Prize International Piano Competition in Sicily. He has performed at New York venues including Steinway Hall, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York University, and The Penn Club. Abroad, he has performed at The Central Conservatory in Beijing, China; the Chetham’s School of Music in Manchester, England; the Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt in Weimar, Germany; and the Casa da Música in Óbidos, Portugal.
Performance highlights in Bermuda include recitals at the Bermuda School of Music, City Hall’s Earl Cameron Theatre, and Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art. He has appeared with the Bermuda Philharmonic at the Ruth Seaton James Centre for the Performing Arts.
A dedicated collaborator, Mr. Tuchman has performed with the Callisto Quartet and with members of the Cavani String Quartet at the Cleveland Institute of Music. In 2017, his performance of César Franck’s Piano Quintet in f minor with violinists Annie Fullard and Isabelle Ai Durrenberger, violist Eva Kennedy, and cellist Wei-An Hung was featured on Cleveland’s WCLV Classical radio.
Mr. Tuchman studied with Irina Edelman in the Honors Program of the Mannes Preparatory Division. He continued his studies at the Mannes School of Music as a pupil of Pavlina Dokovska, and in 2014, he graduated with academic honors and the Josef Fidelman Performance Award. He earned the Master of Music degree from NYU Steinhardt as a student of Eteri Andjaparidze. While pursuing his Master’s, he served as adjunct instructor on the faculty at NYU Steinhardt. Mr. Tuchman received the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where he studied with Antonio Pompa-Baldi.