Tuesday, January 28, 2014 – 7:30PM
She’s one young girl with one great passion … and one giant career ahead of her.
11-year-old piano prodigy, Umi Garrett, has been skyrocketing into superstardom since her appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in 2009. Receiving requeststo perform worldwide and appearing regularly with symphony orchestras around the world, she’s thrilling audiences with her unparalleled performances and youthful, enthusiastic charm. Umi’s highlights range from her orchestral debut with the Desert Symphony in California to her debut in Asia with the Wuhan Symphony Orchestra. Performing at festivals in Italy, Australia and Japan, she was recently invited to perform a solo recital for the Japan Times in Tokyo and at Carnegie (Weill) Hall.
Winner of first prize at the Southwestern Youth Music Festival, the J.S. Bach Competition in Los Angeles for two consecutive years and the Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition in New York, Umi Garrett is on a flight to legendary status and her ride doesn’t seem to be stopping anytime soon.