Ethan Ostrow is a New York/Bay Area-based pianist, composer, and educator from Berkeley, CA. He has had the opportunity to headline and perform at some of the Bay Area’s finest venues including Yoshi’s, The Fox Theater, The Freight & Salvage, Maybeck Studios, and more. Ethan strives for an intense, lush sound and demonstrates deep personal expression. Having led a double-life as an actor for many years, Ethan understands the power of storytelling, and brings it to his music every performance.
Ethan frequently combines his love of music with his passion for cancer charity work, and is proud to have raised over $55,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society through his "Concert for a Cure" series.
Ethan is currently a student at the Manhattan School of Music, being mentored by Stefon Harris, Dayna Stephens and Jeremy Manasia. He has also studied with Bay Area legend Susan Muscarella, and spent a year in Minneapolis playing with and learning from Phil Hey (Dewey Redman) and Dean Sorenson (Glenn Miller Orchestra, Frank Sinatra).