Andrew Giordano will be a part of violinist Jason Neukom, violist Sean Neukom, and cellist Ryan Ash as a part of the Beo String Quartet.
Giordano is a prizewinner on the Fischoff, Coltman, Plowman, and Alice & Eleonore Schoenfeld competitions, and beforehand carried out as a member of the Colorado-based Altius Quartet, with whom he carried out for 9 years earlier than the ensemble disbanded in 2021.
A graduate of Indiana College and Southern Methodist College, he and the Altius Quartet held the place of Fellowship String Quartet-in-Residence at College of Colorado Boulder and had been mentored by the Takács Quartet. Additionally a passionate violin and viola instructor, Giordano often performs along with his spouse, pianist Nathália Kato.
Now in its sixth season, the Beo String Quartet is the visitor artist of the Zemlinsky Prize, that includes performances of music by Carl Vine, Missy Mazzoli, and Colin Matthews on the Cincinnati Faculty-Conservatory of Music all through the 2021-2022 season.
The ensemble can be at present recording their latest album that includes Sean Neukom’s unique work “19-20,” Beethoven’s String Quartet in C-sharp minor (Op. 131), and “Enthusiasm Methods” by Missy Mazzoli. The just lately based a recording label, NeuKraft Information, to extra readily produce and distribute Beo-original initiatives with out constraints of favor or style.
Together with its annual residency with the Charlotte New Music Competition and Dakota Chamber Music,Beo is actively concerned within the modern music scene, with notable collaborations together with works from Richard Danielpour, Marc Mellits, Missy Mazzoli, Lawrence Dillon, Joel Hoffman, and Charles Nichols.