Christopher Goodpasture, Piano
Christopher Goodpasture has established himself as a musician of refined style. He has performed recitals in concert venues across North America, including The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Benaroya Hall, Koerner Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, Weill Recital Hall, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Christopher is a top-prize winner of international piano competitions in Washington, Iowa, and Texas, as well as the Serge and Olga Koussevitzky Young Artists Award. He holds graduate degrees from Yale University and The Juilliard School, where his teachers included Hung-Kuan Chen, Peter Frankl, Jerome Lowenthal, and Christopher Elton. Born in Los Angeles, his formal training began at the Pasadena Conservatory of Music, where his studies included composition with Andrew Norman. He continued his training with Stewart Gordon at the University of Southern California and John Perry at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto.
Christopher is a sought-after chamber musician, having performed at Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute, Aspen Music Festival and School, Music Academy of the West, Kneisel Hall Chamber Music School and Festival, and Sarasota Music Festival. He also has collaborated with pianists Seymour Lipkin, Joseph Kalichstein, Robert Levin, Claude Frank, and Leon Fleisher, as well as violinists Pamela Frank and Sylvia Rosenberg. As part of his fellowship with Ensemble Connect, Christopher teaches at PS 100 Glen Morris School in Queens.