Alexandre Tsomaia, born in Tbilisi, Georgia in 1984, began his music studies with his mother. At a young age he appeared as soloist with several orchestras in Georgia, as well as in student recitals and concerts. At the age of 14, he was accepted at the Interlochen Arts Academy, where he studied with Stephen Perry. During his time in the United States, he has appeared as a featured soloist at the Smithsonian in Washington, DC, He has appeared at the NPR’s “From The Top” Alexandre premiered 24 preludes of the Georgian composer Sulkhan Tsintsadze at the 2002 Newport Music Festival, and has performed at Columbia University’s Miller Theatre with the members of the Toradze piano studio, receiving high acclaim from the New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. Alexandre entered Indiana University in fall 2003 as a student of Evelyne Brancart, continuing his studies with Professor Edward Auer. In March 2006 he won the Indianapolis Matinee Musicale competition. In 2010 Alexandre was “Artist in Residence in Polish Music” while he was a Performer Diploma student and associate piano instructor at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. In 2011-2012 Alexandre was studying at the Fiesole Academy in Italy with Elisso Virsaladze where he earned an artist diploma.