Andrew Boyle is currently pursuing his Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Southern California with the conductor and pianist Jeffrey Kahane. Before USC he studied under Robert Roux at the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University, where Andrew finished his Master’s degree in 2018. During his time at Rice, he was a recipient of the Sviatoslav Richter Grant for Musical Outreach in 2017, which enabled him and three other pianists to perform several concerts around schools in Houston. He has also won first prize in the Tucson Symphony Orchestra Young Artist’s Competition with Rachmaninoff’s Third Piano Concerto, first prize in the ASU Concerto Competition, first prize in the Antelope Valley Gail Newby Concerto Competition with Prokofiev’s Second Piano Concerto, second prize in the USC Concerto Competition, and third prize in the Jacob Flier International Piano Competition in New York. He is an avid chamber musician, and is also deeply committed to musical education, where he has worked in USC’s Thornton Outreach Program which provides low-cost musical programs to public schools in South Los Angeles. His undergraduate degree was earned with Robert Hamilton at Arizona State University.