NCE Musicians

Present and Past

Philip Hosford (piano)

Philip Hosford is a pianist of international reputation, having toured throughout the United States, Europe, South America, Africa and Southeast Asia. Performance highlights include those at the Kennedy Center, Strathmore Center for the Arts, New York's Lincoln Center, London's Wigmore Hall, Teatro del Opera in Buenos Aires and Kolarec Narodni Hall in Belgrade. He is the winner 15 national and international piano competitions. He is a recipient of the Solo Performers Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and is currently performing as a member of the National Philharmonic Piano Trio. Mr. Hosford and his wife, Hayuru Taima founded the Academy of Music in Gaithersburg, Maryland which has a current enrollment of over 500 students.