Artist Bio

Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner, piano

Described as “poetic, electrifying” (Michigan Live) and “a gifted virtuoso” (San Francisco Chronicle), twenty-two-year-old pianist Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner was named a Gilmore Young Artist, an honor awarded every two years highlighting the most promising American pianists of the new generation. He has been featured on NPR, CNN International, and WDR-Arte. Sanchez-Werner received the Atlantic Council Young Global Citizen Award recognizing his dedication to social action through music in such countries as Iraq, Rwanda, France, Canada, and the United States. General Petraeus commended his “courageous humanitarian contributions through the arts…strengthening the ties that unite our nations.” Sanchez-Werner received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Juilliard with a Kovner Fellowship, and he is currently completing his Artist Diploma at the Yale School of Music with Boris Berman.