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Andrea Christie

upcoming events

June 10 - 24, 2018.  Blackbird Creative Lab Fellowship, Parhelion Trio.  Ojai, California
July 30 - Aug 6, 2018.  Parhelion Trio Residency at Avaloch Farm Institute.  Boscawen, New Hampshire.
August 2018.  New Music for Strings Festival (NMFS), Trio in Residence.  Aarhus, Denmark & Reykjavik, Iceland.

Recent Highlights

November 12, 2017.  2:00pm.  Le Petit Salon de Musique presents Parhelion Trio @Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.  Stony Brook, NY.

October 20, 2017.  8:00pm.  Unheard-of//Ensemble and Parhelion Trio in Recital @Scholes Street Studio.  Brooklyn, NY.

August 11, 2017.  1:00pm.  45th Annual National Flute Association Convention presents Flute Clarinet Duos Consortium Retrospective.  @Minneapolis Convention Center.  Minneapolis, MN.

July 10 - 17, 2017.  Parhelion Trio Residency at Avaloch Farm Institute.  Boscawen, New Hampshire.

June 22 - July 1, 2017.  New Music for Strings Festival (NMFS), Trio in Residence.  Stony Brook, NY

  • June 27, 2017.  8:00pm, Tuesday.  NMFS: Gala Concert at Carnegie Hall.  @Weill Hall.  Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
  • June 28, 2017.  10pm, Wednesday.  NMFS at National Sawdust.  @National Sawdust. Williamsburg, NY
  • June 29, 2017.  8:00pm, Thursday.  NMFS presents a collaborative recital by Yarn/Wire, The Parhelion Trio and Three Village Chamber Players.  @Staller Center Recital Hall. Stony Brook, NY
  • July 1, 2017.  8:00pm, Wednesday.  NMFS: Stony Brook Gala Concert.  @Staller Center Recital Hall. Stony Brook, NY

May 19, 2017.  7:00pm, Saturday.  Greenwich House Faculty Recital Series: Andrea Christie @Greenwich House Music School.  New York, NY

March 3 - 4, 2017.  "New Music XII" Performing Arts Series presents Parhelion Trio in Concert, Workshop and Lecture/Demonstration.  @Westermann Stage.  Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, Garden City, NY

June 28, 2016.  8pm, Tuesday.  JSAC Season Finale Gala Concert.  @Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall.  Featuring Antonio Hollengren (cello) with Andrea Christie (piano), Nam Hoon Kim (violin), and Virgil Boutellis (violin).  Purchase tickets here.  

June 4, 2016.  ChoralFest USA.  @Symphony Space.  Featuring Suffolk Singers with Andrea Christie, piano.   New York, NY.

May 26, 2016.  7:30pm, Thursday.  American Scandinavian Foundation presents: New Music For Strings, US Preview.  @Scandinavia House.  New York, NY.  58 Park Avenue.  Admission: $25 ($20 ASF members).  Event site.  Purchase tickets here.

May 17 - 19, 2016.  M-Prize International Chamber Arts Competition.  Grand Prize: $100,000.  Parhelion Trio, semi-finalists.  @University of Michigan.  Ann Arbor, MI.  

May 2, 2016.  Monday.  New York Philharmonic Workshop for Very Young Composers presents: Parhelion Trio @Lincoln Center.  New York, NY



Canadian pianist Andrea Christie is a versatile performing artist with a flair for late-romantic works and a passion for contemporary music.  Equally at home as soloist and chamber musician, she is the pianist of the NYC-based Parhelion Trio, an all-female ensemble that is dedicated to performing new and adventurous music.  Recent appearances include performances at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Symphony Space, and National Sawdust.  A native of Victoria, Canada, Christie has been playing piano since the age of four.  Her formal training began at the Victoria Conservatory of Music, where she made her solo orchestral debut at age 14, performing Rachmaninoff’s Second Piano Concerto. 

Andrea Christie received her Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music degrees from SUNY Stony Brook and completed her Bachelor of Music at the University of British Columbia.  Her principal mentors include German Diez, Christina Dahl and Jane Coop.  As a recipient of numerous scholarships and fellowships, Christie has performed in residencies and summer festivals across North America and Europe including Tanglewood, the Mozarteum, Academy Prag-Wien-Budapest, Avaloch Farm Institute,International Festival of Contemporary Music at Mannes, Icicle Creek Chamber Music Institute, Vancouver International Song Institute, Orford Academy, and Morningside Music Bridge. 

As an educator, Dr. Christie serves as a lecturer at Adelphi University, and is on the piano faculty of the Greenwich House Music School.  Dr. Christie has previously served for four years on the piano faculty at Stony Brook University’s Pre-College Division.



Parhelion Trio

9.15.2014 / Live at Oktaven Studio, NY