Recognized internationally as an emerging musical talent, Brazilian pianist André
Golbert has given professional recitals in the United States, Europe and South America. He has
been lauded for his “impeccable pianism… stunning musical poetry,” and for his “brilliant…
The recipient of many awards and scholarships, including the Second Prize in the Souza Lima
National Piano Competition in São Paulo, Brazil, Mr. Golbert has enjoyed an active career as a
performing artist, a teacher, a translator, and a scholar. Since 2015, he has been a regular guest
at the prestigious Theatro São Pedro in Porto Alegre, Brazil, where he also made his orchestral
debut performing Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 2 under conductor Antônio Borges-Cunha.
Recent engagements include an interdisciplinary lecture-recital titled Music to Put Out Fires,
dedicated to Brazil’s National Museum and held in Porto Alegre’s Theatro São Pedro, an all Debussy recital at the Cathédrale Saint-Croix de Paris des Arméniens in Paris, a performance at
the launch of the art installation project Keys of Light at the City of London’s Guildhall Yard, and
a solo recital at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul’s Cultural Center, in Porto Alegre.
Mr. Golbert has participated in several prestigious international summer music festivals,
including the Aspen Music Festival and School as a student of Ann Schein, Rencontres
Musicales à Lorraine in France as a student of Amy Lin, Festival Música nas Montanhas in
Brazil, and most recently, at Paul Roberts’s acclaimed Music at Chateau D’Aix in France.
In 2019-2020, he joined the faculty of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in Tallahassee,
Florida, where he taught lecture-recital courses on the music of Debussy, Ravel, and
Beethoven. Mr. Golbert’s liner notes for the albums Beyond the Sound (2019) and Conversa
(2021), both released by Albay Records, have garnered outstanding reviews.
Mr. Golbert earned his Doctorate in Piano Performance at the nationally distinguished Florida
State University College of Music, where he completed his studies with Heidi Louise Williams.
He received his Master’s Performance degree at the Mannes School of Music in New York City
under the tutelage of Arkady Aronov, and completed his Bachelor of Music Performance
degree at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul – Institute of the Arts, a premier music
conservatory in Brazil, where he studied with Ney Fialkow. Mr. Golbert pursued additional
private studies with Paul Roberts at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, in London, and
Ann Schein at the Mannes School of Music, in New York