Robert Fleitz is a Lakeland-born pianist and composer who performs, commissions, and writes music to curate evocative, multi-disciplinary experiences for audiences. He has been praised for “mesmerizing” and “commanding” playing (The New York Times), for musicality with “a delightful ease and lightness” (I Care If You Listen), and “groovy tendencies”. He is the winner of the 2021 Pro Musicis International Award, the André Boucourechliev Prize in the 2020 International Piano Competition of Orléans, the 2021 Frank Huntington Beebe Grant, and a 2021 Robert Turnbull Piano Foundation Musicians Grant. He studied piano at The Juilliard School (B.M. & M.M.), and is now based in New York City and Rīga, Latvia, where he lives with his husband, the composer Krists Auznieks. He speaks English, Latvian, Spanish, and Portuguese.
Please join us at Lake Gibson Village on June 6th at 2:00pm to enjoy the music of this talented artist!