Exhibiting an innate, passionate musicality and brilliant technical mastery of the piano well beyond his years, sixteen-year-old virtuoso pianist and composer Talon Smith has already won Gold at the Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition.
Talon’s inspiring musical performances display immense beauty and passion, engaging his listeners in an unforgettable emotionally touching musical experiences that have ignited both tears and laughter with his audiences. He commands the piano with superb tone, remarkable timing, and poetic phrasing layered with amazing contrasts of stunning color. According to the experts, this young pianist is extraordinary in many ways – he is a passionate musical force with a special and huge talent, he has a distinct voice, a remarkable sense of musical structure, and intense poetry.
Talon’s career is marked by numerous achievements with many very successful guest artist performances with orchestras as well as solo artist concerts in front of sold out crowds generating very enthusiastic standing ovations by extremely inspired audiences. He has also won many top prizes (1st place almost exclusively) in numerous solo, concerto, and composition competitions. Talon is a distinguished Young Steinway Artist.
Talon’s ultimate goal in piano playing is to bring glory to God and to be used by Him as a minister of blessing to his audiences.