2018-Present: Colburn Conservatory
2018-Present: Fabio Bidini
2012-2018: Rina Dokshitsky
2019: 1 st Prize - Aspen Concerto Competition
2017: 1 st Prize - Seattle International Piano Competition
2016: 1 st Prize - Glendale Piano Competition (California)
2016: Semifinalist - Spotlight Music Center Awards
Samuel Glicklich, 20, is currently a Bachelors of Music Candidate at the Colburn Conservatory where he studies with Fabio Bidini. He is also mentored by Jean-Yves Thibaudet. Recently, Samuel won the Aspen Music Festival concerto competition, resulting in a performance with the Aspen Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Ludovic Morlot. He has also performed at the Argyros Performing Arts Center as a soloist and as a duo with Jean Yves Thibaudet, as well as the Wallis Center for the Performing Arts in a piano duo with Jean Yves Thibaudet. In addition, Sam has performed at Carnegie Hall as a guest of the radio show From the Top, Benaroya Hall, and The Bing Theater at LACMA for the radio broadcast Sundays Live. A top prize winner, Samuel was awarded the gold medal in the Seattle International Piano Competition, first prize in the Glendale Piano Competition, and was a National YoungArts Winner in 2018. Furthermore, Samuel was a finalist for the Mondavi Young Artist Competition, the Music Center’s Spotlight Awards, and a semifinalist of the MPrize Competition. Samuel has performed in masterclasses for David Finkel and Wu Han, Vivian Weilerstein, Orli Shaham, Norman Krieger, Ann Schein, Boris Slutsky, Bernadene Blaha, and Peter Takacs. Samuel has participated in the Aspen Music Festival for the last three years where he has studied with Fabio Bidini, Veda Kaplinsky, and Ann Schein. He has also participated in the Art of the Piano festival as well as the Brevard Music Festival