New Age Pianists
John Nilsen is a pianist, guitarist, vocalist and songwriter and one of the Pacific Northwest’s most successful performance and recording artists. Nilsen is a prolific performer. Over the past thirty-five years, he has averaged 225 shows a year, performing as a solo pianist, solo guitarist and as a member of his two bands. Nilsen is a native of the Pacific Northwest, born in Seattle and raised primarily in Portland. He is heard on many streaming services.
Based in Berlin, Hior Chronik was born in Athens in 1974. He began creating music about 10 years ago and today his focus is on minimal ambient based mainly on piano, characterized by cinematography, melancholy, scattered notes and long melodies that form expressive engagements. He is heard on many streaming platforms including itunes, spotify and many others. His music here is peaceful and piano based. Hior is currently playing in Europe with a new solo album “Out of the Dust”.
David started playing Piano at the age of 14. He studied classical music at the Music School in the “Civic Music Institute of Alba” (Italy) and later at the A. Vivaldi Conservatory in Alessandria (Italy). In 2012, he moved to London and started a different journey by assimilating “composition” experience and musical knowledge. David devotes himself exclusively to what he feels born to do - play piano, compose music, and share his gift with others.
Paul Sutfin is a musician and painter based in Portland, Oregon. He likes his art and is not easily pigeonholed. When asked what kind of music he plays on the piano, he responds with a question: “Does everything have to have a name?" Paul has created hundreds paintings, invents his own methods, and makes his living by it. His piano work is often titled by the day he wrote the piece. His music is classical, ethereal, and hauntingly beautiful.
Fiona lives in a small village in Australia, but loves to tour having played at the Carnegie Recital Hall in NYC, the New Orleans Jazz Museum, Sydney Opera House, and the Los Angeles County Grammy Museum. She is heard on all streaming platforms and has several audio CDs available. Fiona is inspired by Felix Mendelessohn, Frederic Chopin, George Winston, Ludavico Einaudi, and Michael Nyman among others.
Sophie Hutchings is an Australian pianist/composer She fits into the post-classical genre. Flitting from the soothing, idyllic, and melancholy to urgent and tempestuous, her music sat comfortably alongside that of Max Richter, Peter Broderick, Johann Johannsson, Dustin O'Halloran, Nils Frahm and the seminal post-classical group Rachel's.