Cyrill Schürch was raised in Lucerne, Switzerland. During his 'Matura' studies, he was instructed in piano and by Konstantin Scherbakov in Zurich. From 1995 until 2001 he studied piano under Nancy Weems and composition under Robert Nelson at the Moores School of Music, part of the University of Houston, USA. In 1998 he took part in the Aspen Music Festival (piano under John Perry, composition under Sidney Hodkinson and George Tsontakis). In 1999 he graduated with a Bachelor of Music (with distinction) in piano and composition. He is currently studying for his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at the City University New York in piano and composition under David Del Tredici and Peter Basquin. Schürch is active in Switzerland and the USA as a soloist and chamber musician for contemporary and early music. He has received various prizes in competitions.
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