Michael Djupstrom

The work of composer and pianist Michael Djupstrom has been recognized through honors and awards from institutions such as the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, Chinese Fine Arts Society, the UK’s Delius Society, and the Académie musicale de Villecroze, among many others. His compositions have been presented across the United States, Europe, and Asia and have been released on numerous commercial recordings. As a pianist, he has appeared at festivals and in cities throughout the world.

Djupstrom was born in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1980 and studied music formally at the University of Michigan and the Curtis Institute of Music. Other training included fellowships at the Tanglewood Music Center, the Aspen Music Festival, and the Brevard Music Center, as well as studies in Paris with Betsy Jolas. He currently lives in Philadelphia, where he teaches at the Curtis Institute of Music.