Hailed as “One of the best new music performers around" (American Record Guide), Thomas Rosenkranz enjoys a musical life as a soloist, chamber musician, and artist teacher. Since winning the Classical Fellowship Award from the American Pianists Association, his concert career has taken him to four continents. He is a former Cultural Ambassador to Tunisia and Lebanon sponsored by the U.S. State Department. His repertoire extends from the works of J.S. Bach to premieres of works written exclusively for him, often including improvisation into his performances.
During recent years, he has concertized in many of the major cities of Asia including Bangkok, Beijing, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Jakarta, and Shanghai. Since 2006 he has been a member of the faculty at the soundSCAPE Festival in Italy and recently became the co-director of Maccagno Piano Days, a piano festival in the Italian Alps.
He studied with Robert Shannon at the Oberlin Conservatory, Nelita True at the Eastman School of Music and Yvonne Loriod in Paris. He is currently an Associate Professor of Piano at the College of Musical Arts at Bowling Green State University.