Andrey Komanetsky was born in Moscow. He received a Bachelorís degree in piano performance (Nina Svetlanova), and a Masterís degree in composition (Nils Vigeland) from Manhattan School of Music. He is the first prize winner of the 2005 International Composition Competition for Piano Trio (Austria), as well as a prize winner in the 2001 Discover America Competition for New American Chamber Works (Chicago). He has had numerous collections of piano solo pieces published by the Willis Music Company (KY), distributed by Hal Leonard International Corporation and The FJH Music Company (FL).
Andrey is also an active pianist, performing frequently in concerts in the tri-state areas of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. He was the artistic director and pianist-in-residence of the Telesis Contemporary Ensemble (NYC) from 2000 to 2002. He is the music director, organist, and choir director at the Roman Catholic Church of Visitation in the Bronx, New York.
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