​​Boston-based pianist April Sun enjoys a multi-faceted musical life as a performer, educator, and arts organizer who values curiosity, sincerity, and fun in her work/play. A​n avid chamber musician who relishes playing ​keyboards of all kinds​, she has performed with a diverse array of small ensembles, including The Meadowlark Trio, Phoenix Chamber Orchestra, Arpeggione Ensemble, Cape Cod Chamber Orchestra,​ Newton Baroque,​ Boston Symphony Chamber Players, and A Far Cry.​ Deeply invested in music-making as a communal act, April works as Co-Executive Director of Music for Food, ​volunteers with Asian Musical Voices of America​, ​and spent two years as an Artist in Residence ​in Judson​ Park​'s Intergenerational​ Living Program​. She also teaches piano and chamber music at Brookline Music School, ​plays sonatas and orchestral reductions at New England Conservatory and Boston University, and leads music ministry at First Church Somerville.

April holds a doctorate from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where she received the Bennett Levine Chamber Music Award. Concurrent with her time at CIM, she studied fortepiano in Case Western Reserve University's Historical Performance Practice Program. Her many incredible mentors have included Daniel Shapiro, Anita Pontremoli, Paul Barnes, Kim Kashkashian, Peter Salaff, Hyeyung Yoon, Francesca Brittan, and Susan McClary.​ She has spent summers at Centre D'Arts Orford, Toronto Summer Music Festival, Avaloch Farm Music Residency, and Caroga Lake Music Festival. ​

April was born and raised in Bozeman, MT, and kept moving east before settling in MA, where she is surrounded by people and other animals she adores. Away from the piano, she fills time with stories, bikes, strong beverages, and hikes.

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