Pianist Jeremy Siskind is the winner of the 2012 Nottingham International Jazz Piano Competition and the second-place winner of the 2011 Montreux Solo Piano Competition. A two-time finalist for the American Pianist Association Cole Porter Fellowship, Siskind has performed jazz and classical music at Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center. Siskind serves on the keyboard faculty of Fullerton College in Southern California, and taught at Western Michigan University. As a pedagogue, Siskind boasts eleven publications with Hal Leonard, including the landmark book, Jazz Band Pianist. Siskind is a leader of the house concert movement, having performed in over 100 houses in 24 states around the U.S. A proud Yamaha Artist since 2013, Siskind holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music (Jazz Performance and Music Theory) and Columbia University (English and Comparative Literature). His teachers include Tamir Hendelman, Tony Carmaia, Harold Danko, Rose Grace, Sophia Rosoff, and Fred Hersch.