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.
Ryan has performed around the Front Range of Colorado, including as a featured soloist with the Front Range Chamber Players. Ryan frequently concertizes in homes and churches locally and nationally, and is in demand as a guest pianist and conductor. He works as an independent arranger and composer and also maintains a full private piano studio. Current projects include plans for future albums, arranging and composing for SATB choir and collaborating with songwriters for studio sessions.
Laura enjoys great popularity around the world, not only for her award winning New Age, Classical, and Ambient music, but also for her warm and loving spirit. In addition to being a Grammy® winning and Billboard Top 10 Artist in New Age, her original Classical and Ambient music has been included in the score of two Emmy winning documentaries, as well as in many popular television programs and advertisements for Fortune 500 companies.
Isaac Shepard is a pianist and composer who lives in Orange County, California. He has composed and performed for over 25 years, released ten piano albums, written music for over a dozen games, and composed hundreds of songs across many genres. He runs The Music Maze, a site to help independent musicians navigate the music business, and owns Shepard Audio, an indie record label and music publishing company.