Since his brilliant début with the Toronto Symphony at the age of seventeen under the baton of Sir Andrew Davis, Andrew Burashko has established himself as one of the most soughtafter soloists in Canada. He has performed extensively around the world collaborating with among others, conductors Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Pinchas Zukerman, Marin Alsop, Peter Oundjian and Bramwell Tovey. Passionately dedicated to the music of our time as well as the great piano master-works of the past, Andrew Burashko has developed a reputation for versatility and brilliantly conceived programmes. He has given numerous Canadian and world premières, including the Canadian première of Schnittke’s Piano Concerto. His musical dexterity and commitment to building a future audience for classical music brought him in 1998 to the artistic directorship of the Art of Time Ensemble, a chamber music society comprised of the finest classical and jazz players on the Canadian scene. Andrew Burashko began his piano studies with Marina Geringas in Toronto. He went on to study with Kum Sing Lee in Vancouver, Leon Fleisher and Marek Jablonski in Toronto, and Sella Davidovich in New York. He is at present on the faculty of the Glenn Gould School at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto.