Anton Nel, winner of the 1987 Naumburg International Piano Competition at Carnegie Hall continues to tour internationally as concerto soloist, recitalist, chamber musician and teacher. The South-African born Mr. Nel was a student of Adolph Hallis at the University of the Witwatersrand, and pursued graduate studies at the University of Cincinnati, where he worked with Bela Siki and Frank Weinstock. He currently holds the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Endowed Chair in Piano at the University of Texas at Austin, and is the Head of the Division of Keyboard Studies. He is also a Visiting Professor at the Manhattan School of Music and is on the artist-faculties of the Aspen Music Festival and the Steans Institute at the Ravinia Festival during the summers. Anton Nel is also an avid harpsichordist and fortepianist and has been a regular performer at Seattle Chamber Music Society for the past 30 years.