Daniel Richardson is at the University of Washington studying with Craig Sheppard. He has studied with John O’Conor at the Aspen Music Festival and School, He has taken piano lessons at the SF Conservatory for 4 years with Robert Schwartz and William Wellborn, and he has also studied with Frederick Weldy and Dainius Vaicekonis. He was a winner at the Junior Bach festival 2009 and was a national finalist at the MTNA National duet competition with his brother. He won four gold medals and two silver medals at the US Open Music Competition as well as being one of the gold of gold medalists at the winners’ concert, 2nd prize in Classical Masters 2012, and 3rd prize at the Etude Club of Berkeley scholarship Competition 2012. He has recently performed live twice on Classical King FM 98.1 as the grand prize winner in the King FM young artists awards.