Hailed a “superlative pianist” (Journal of the IAWM), Clare Longendyke is a passionate soloist and chamber musician recognized for her colorful musicality, technical fluency, and ability to interpret repertoires across the musical spectrum. Clare has performed solo and chamber music recitals across Europe and North America and has won 1st place prizes in national competitions in Minnesota, Indiana, Illinois, and Massachusetts. An active performer of new music, she has premiered over 75 new works since 2012 and embraces styles that highlight the unique, 300-year evolution of the solo piano repertoire. This being Clare’s first visit to the Bay Area, her goal is to connect with the cultural and artistic community of the region by performing works of music by living composers who have made San Francisco their home: Vivian Fung, Brent Miller, Mason Bates, Elinor Armer, and Michael Gilbertson. For more information about Clare, please visit www.clarelongendyke.com.