Annie Rose Tindall-Gibson and Tyler Kivel | Romantic Piano Works

January 7, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
PianoForte Studios
1335 South Michigan Ave
Chicago IL 60605
Annie Rose Tindall-Gibson and Tyler Kivel | Romantic Piano Works @ PianoForte Studios


F. Chopin
Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 35

M. Mussorgsky
Pictures at an Exhibition

Tyler holds a Masters of Music degree from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana in Piano Performance and Literature and a Bachelor of Music from Central Michigan University. He has given numerous performances as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the midwest. Tyler is the proud recipient of the John Irwin memorial scholarship competition along with other competition based scholarships. As a soloist, Tyler has been featured with the Lake Shore Symphony Orchestra of Chicago and Central Michigan’s Symphonic Wind Ensemble. Tyler made his Chicago debut as the musical director of Thrones! The Musical Parody based on the hit television series Game of Thrones. The show was featured on Fox-32 news and had given a performance live with the news station. In addition to solo performances, Tyler has performed in several privately produced cabarets at iO improv theatre, at Davenports piano bar, and with Artists Giving Back. Currently, Tyler is a faculty member at Chiarts School for the Performing Arts. Tyler Kivel was a student of Dr. Alexandra Mascolo-David and Prof. William Heiles.

Pianist Annie Rose Tindall-Gibson, has been noted for her poetic musicality, fiery presence at the keyboard, and versatility with repertoire. Ms. Tindall-Gibson made her European debut in Prague, Czech Republic at the Betlémská Kaple as part of a concert commemorating Chopin’s bicentennial. She performed the Chopin Scherzo No. 1. Annie made her New York debut at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, performing Liszt Legend No. 2 “St. Francois de Paule marchant sur le flots” at the event, Evening of Witness. The event was a disaster relief effort for victims of water related disasters around the globe.

Annie’s recent performances include concerts at First Congregational Church in Chatham, MA, Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church in Manhattan, The Village at Brookfield Common in Brookfield, CT, Brandywine Assisted Living Center in Litchfield, CT, and St. Michael’s Church, also in Litchfield, CT, where she gives biannual recitals to benefit the music program at the church. In 2003, after winning the Connecticut State Music Teachers Association Concerto Competition, Junior Division, she performed the Mozart Piano Concerto K. 414 with the Farmington Valley Symphony. The experience was life changing and Annie Rose realized that music was her calling.

Annie Rose’s skills as a pianist have been enhanced by her experience and training as a vocalist. She has studied voice privately with Laura Mashburn, Sarah Wigley Johnson and Marguerite Mullee. Ms. Tindall-Gibson has done extensive choral work with conductor Kent Tritle both at the Manhattan School of Music as a member of the Symphonic Choir and at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City as a member of the community choir. She was also co-leader and pianist of the 3rd grade children’s choir at Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church in Manhattan during her undergraduate studies.

Ms. Tindall-Gibson is a doctoral candidate at the University of South Carolina in the studio of Joseph Rackers. Also, she currently holds the position of accompanist for the Concert Choir at the University of South Carolina. Annie Rose earned her bachelor’s degree from the Manhattan School of Music where she studied with Jeffrey Cohen and her master’s degree from the University of Illinois where she studied with Ian Hobson. She has studied organ with Katherine Meloan, conducting with Jonathan Strasser and David Gilbert, and harpsichord with Kenneth Cooper and Charlotte Mattax. Ms. Tindall-Gibson has performed in masterclasses for Nelita True, Boaz Sharon, Alexandra Troussova, and James Johnson. Her major teachers have included Kim Hayashi, Margreet Pfeifer Francis, Min Kim, and Zenon Fishbein.