Giorgi Latso (Latsabidze) is an international prizewinning Georgian-American piano virtuoso and composer. He holds music and artist degrees from the Musikhochschule Hannover in Germany, the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria, and the University of Southern California in Los Angeles (Doctor of Musical Arts). He is the recipient of numerous prestigious scholarships and music awards as well as the winner of several major international piano competitions, including the Rubinstein in France, the Ennio Porrino in Italy and the Yehudi Menuhin in Austria. His performances have been broadcast on radio and television in the Unted States, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and his concert appearances have brought consistently high critical praise. Latso scored the film Waltz-Fantasy and won an award for the best scoring at the Bologna Film Festival. He was appointed a piano professor at the Vienna Conservatory (Prayner) of Music and Dramatic Arts from September 2012. In January 2013, Latso was honoured as a Steinway Artist by Steinway & Sons in New York City.