Davis Stile Morgenstern, 13, of Squirrel Hill, has been accepted and will attend Interlochen Arts Academy, the world’s premier fine arts boarding high school.
Morgenstern, the son of Aaron and Donielle Morgenstern, will study piano at the Academy. For the previous eight years, Davis has been a student at Community Day School.
Currently, he studies piano with Yeeha Chiu, a Steinway Artist. After winning Best Liszt Piece in the 2018 Pittsburgh International Piano Competition (PIPC), Davis performed Liszt’s transcription of Widmung by Schumann at Carnegie Hall in New York City on July 28, 2018.
For the past two seasons, he has performed before the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concert in the Grand Lobby of Heinz Hall. For the past five consecutive years, Morgenstern has spent each summer in the Advanced Piano Program at Interlochen Center for the Arts and been a member of the Steinway Society Young Artists Program.
For the past seven seasons, Davis has been a regular attendee of the Grand Classics Series of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at Heinz Hall and the Grand Teton Music Festival in Jackson Hole, Wyo.
Interlochen Arts Academy is part of the nonprofit Interlochen Center for the Arts, recipient of the National Medal of Arts and the only organization in the world that brings together: a 2,500-student summer camp program; a 500-student fine arts boarding high school; opportunities for hundreds of adults to engage in fulfilling artistic and creative programs; two 24-hour listener-supported public radio stations (classical music and news); more than 600 arts presentations annually by students, faculty and world-renowned guest artists; a global alumni base spanning eight decades.