About Daniel Richardson
Daniel Richardson is a graduate of the University of Washington (UW) with a double degree in Math (BS) and Piano Performance (BM) under the guidance of Professor Craig Sheppard. He has studied with John O’Connor at the Aspen Music Festival and School. He has taken piano lessons at the SF Conservatory for 4 years with Dr. Robert Schwartz and Dr. William Wellborn, and later studied with Frederick Weldy, Dainius Vaicekonis, and Mack McCray.
Daniel won four gold medals and two silver medals at the US Open Music Competition, in addition to being one of the gold of gold medalists at the winners’ concert. He won second place in the 2015 ENKOR International piano competition as well as being the winner of the senior division of KING-FM’s 2015 Young Artists’ Award, which earned him a solo performance at the 2015 Seattle Chamber Music Festival and multiple live performances on Classical King FM 98.1. Recently, he has won the 2017 UW Chamber Music Competition at the school of music and his group, Daisha, became the official Chamber group representing the UW School of Music in the 2017-2018 school year. He was also the winner of the 2017 UW School of Music Concerto Competition, which resulted in a performance in Meany Hall with the UWSO performing Liszt’s first Piano Concerto. He has also performed Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto in the summer of 2017 with the San Bernardino Symphony in the Redlands Bowl.