Nine-year-old Adrian Romoff lives in Peachtree City, Georgia and was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He discovered the piano at age four and taught himself to play under the careful eye of his mother, Olga. He gave his first concert at age five and has since played countless public concerts and recitals. In December 2011, Adrian won first prize in an International Talent Competition at Carnegie Hall, which led to a guest appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Adrian returned to Carnegie Hall twice more and recently performed at the ClaviCologne International Piano Festival in Germany. He won the C. Merrell Calhoun Prodigy Award and recently gained acceptance into The Juilliard School. Adrian's passions are not limited to piano. He knows three languages and enjoys reading, listening to classical music and spending time with his family and friends. His idols include Albert Einstein and Russian-American pianist Vladimir Horowitz. Adrian is going into 10th grade.