Described by the Toronto Concert Review as “exuding a depth of artistry and sublime musical sensitivity” and noted by the Dallas Morning News for his “rhetorical grandeur, romantic warmth, and surefire technique,” pianist Christopher Goodpasture has a growing reputation as a recitalist, chamber musician and orchestral soloist. Winner of Astral Artists 2019 National Auditions in Philadelphia, Christopher regularly performs in concert venues throughout North America, including the Kennedy Center (Washington D.C.), Benaroya Hall (Seattle), Koerner Hall (Toronto), Alice Tully Hall, Merkin Hall, Weill Recital Hall (New York), Bing Concert Hall (San Francisco), and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Recent orchestral performances include Saint-Saëns 2nd Concerto with the Dallas Chamber Symphony, Rachmaninov 2nd Concerto and Grieg Concerto with the Oakville Symphony, as well as appearances with the Sioux City Symphony, Northumberland Orchestra, and Acadiana Symphony Orchestra. Forthcoming performances include Mozart Concerto No. 12 with the Chamber Orchestra of New York and concert works of Gershwin with the Northumberland Orchestra, and the Riverside Symphonia. Christopher is top prize-winner of international competitions across the country including the Washington International Piano Competition, Seattle International Piano Competition, Iowa International Piano Competition, Dallas International Piano Competition, and Serge and Olga Koussevitzky Competition for Pianists in New York. Christopher holds graduate degrees from Yale University and The Juilliard School, where his teachers included Hung-Kuan Chen, Peter Frankl, Jerome Lowenthal and Christopher Elton. He received his Bachelor of Music from the University of Southern California and an Artist Diploma from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, studying with Stewart Gordon and John Perry. He is an alumnus of the New York-based Ensemble Connect (formerly Ensemble ACJW), a fellowship program of Carnegie Hall, the Juilliard School and the Weill Institute, emphasizing audience engagement, teaching and performing chamber music.