KEVIN ORR is Associate Professor of Piano at the University of Florida, Gainesville. Dr. Orr holds B. Mus. and M. Mus. degrees from YSU and his doctorate from Cleveland Institute. He served as a Graduate Assistant in Theory/Composition during his time at YSU. In Youngstown, he also performed with the pop duo Dueling Pianos with Dana alumnus Todd Cutshaw, and in the pop band The Brotherhood.
Since moving to Florida he has toured extensively across the US as well as China and Australia. Orr will co-direct a Chinese-American International Piano Institute at the Sichuan Conservatory, Chengdu this May. He has premiered many new compositions, and recorded pieces on several CD’s including his own recent solo CD of Brahms’ works. In the summers Orr directs the University of Florida Young Pianist Festival. Recent engagements in his active performing schedule have taken him to Delaware, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Quebec, and Washington, D.C.