Orion Weiss (1981) began his musical studies at the Preucil School of Music in Iowa City, Iowa. When his family moved to Lyndhurst, Ohio, he continued his piano studies with Carol Lubetkin, and later with pianist and composer Edith Reed. He attended the Interlochen Arts Camp between 1991 and 1995, winning the concerto competition each year.
Between 1995-2000 he studied with Paul Schenly, Reinberger Chair in Piano and Head of the Piano Department at the Cleveland Institute of Music. Also during these years he attended summer music festivals and workshops at Pianofest in the Hamptons, the Sergei Babayan International Piano Academy, the Perlman Music Program, and Music Academy of the West. In 2004 he graduated from the Juilliard School in New York earning a Bachelor of Music degree. At Juilliard, he studied with Emanuel Ax.
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