"Best Instrumental Album" 2019
"Best Instrumental Album" 2017
"Best Contemporary Classical Composition" 2016
"Best Contemporary Classical Composition" 2014
"Best Contemporary Classical Composition" 2012
GOLD MEDAL WINNER Global Music Awards (Two-Time)
Gustavo Casenave is a Latin GRAMMY® AWARD WINNER, Steinway Artist, Two-Time Gold Medal Award Winner at Global Music Awards, ACE Awardee 2015, Uruguayan pianist and composer, based in New York City. He has performed worldwide, collaborated and recorded with artists as diverse as: Yo-Yo Ma, Bette Midler, Eddie Gomez, John Patitucci, Robert Duvall, Mark Egan, Manolo Badrena, Paquito D'Rivera and the 12 cellist of the Berlin Philharmonic among many others. With 34 albums as a solo artist, he received the 2013 Con Edison Composers Residency Award, a 2013 New Music USA Grant, and a “Belgian Artistic Promotion Award” at Europe Jazz Contest 1999. He directed and performed in almost every major Tango show in the US, including Forever Tango, Tango Fire, Tango Lovers, Tango Buenos Aires and Eternal Tango Orchestra among others. He is a former Jazz Department Director at the Harbor Conservatory, in addition to giving Master Classes at Juilliard, Oberlin, Eastman, Yale University and permanent faculty member at the Stowe Tango Music Festival.