Clint Edwards - Highline String Quartet

Clint Edwards

Headshot of Clint Edwards, compose and pianist for the Highline Chamber Ensemble

Composer/Pianist Clint Edwards began studying the accordion and music-theory at age 6, with master accordionist Edward Gurzynski before taking up piano, harmony, and composition training and attending The Boston Conservatory, majoring in composition.

 

Mr. Edwards made his debut at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Hall as pianist and composer performing the premiere of his original composition “Requiem Prayers for soprano, piano, and cello.” Clint’s pieces have been premiered in Alice Tully Hall, Carnegie Hall, CAMI Hall, and at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Conference in Connecticut. Mr. Edwards has composed the full score for the musicals “Rancho Cucamonga” and “Becoming Tennessee.” “Becoming Tennessee” received workshops at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, the Emelin Theater, and Baruch College. Also at the Emelin Theater, Mr. Edwards arranged/re-created Kay Thompson’s classic Hollywood and night club arrangements for the musical “Pure Heaven.”

 

As a pianist, Clint performs frequently throughout the New York City area, giving over 300 performances a year, appearing in locations such as The Waldorf Astoria, The Pierre Hotel, The Essex House, The Union League Club, One If By Land, Two If By Sea, and Chez Josephine.