First Prize Winner of the 2021 Cleveland International Piano Competition (CIPC), Martín García García burst onto the global stage for his “moving performance” (International Piano) with The Cleveland Orchestra. The Spanish-born pianist collected numerous other highly-sought awards at CIPC including the Audience Prize, Chamber Music Prize, and Piano Duo Prize.
In this breakout year, he won Third Prize at the prestigious International Chopin Competition in Poland where he received the Warsaw Philharmonic Prize for best performance of a concerto.
Mr. García García has performed extensively throughout Europe and is highly lauded by prominent musicians including Vladimir Krainev, Arcadi Volodos, Dimitri Bashkirov, Joaquín Achúcarro, and Tatiana Copeland (Sergei Rachmaninoff’s nephew), among others. Further, he was invited to participate in the International Ruhr Piano Festival in Germany, where he was sponsored by Mr. Radu Lupu.
Martín currently lives in New York City, where he previously pursued a Master of Music in Piano at Mannes School of Music, The New School, under the guidance of Professor Jerome Rose.