Younger than you, and more talented too 

10 OCT 2014 By Ariel Taub

EAs the lights dimmed in Watters Theater and the last few stragglers found their seats, audience members prepared to be wowed by a true child prodigy. The show began with a slideshow, featuring photos of The Jonas Brothers, Katy Perry, Oprah Winfrey and Billy Joel all posing with one young man, famed musician Ethan Bortnick, aged 13.

Regardless of the generational difference between Bortnick and the audience, mostly composed of local Binghamton adults, this was not a… Read more

Hitting the Right Notes 

27 FEB 2015 Published at

Piano prodigy Ethan Bortnick is busy these days. In November, he finished a 50-city tour called The Power of Music, and he will begin a new tour in September. He has a TV show in the works called Ethan Presents. Viewers will be treated to a concert and famous guests on each episode. The first episode airs on PBS on May 25.

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14 Year Old Pianist; Ethan Bortnick Concert 

17 SEP 2014 By

Ethan Bortnick-fourteen-year-old pianist, composer, entertainer, songwriter, actor, musician, and one of the youngest philanthropists in the world-will headline LearningTECH/Quest School/KTVE/KARD's annual fundraiser Stars on the Bayou on October 19, Jack Howard Theater. Ethan's concert "Believe in Yourself; Anything Is Possible" will be a tribute to children in Northeast Louisiana who have overcome life's challenges.

A reception for Ethan and his… Read more

12-Year-Old Piano Prodigy Ethan Bortnick to Perform at Jewish Community Center of Dallas Nov. 24 

NOVEMBER 14, 2013 By 

Ethan Bortnick, the 12-year-old piano prodigy seen on “Oprah,” “The Tonight Show” and “Good Morning America,” will perform at the Aaron Family Jewish Community Center (The J) Zale Auditorium, located at 7900 Northaven Road on Sunday, November 24 at 4:30 p.m. Onstage, Ethan performs relaxing jazz, dazzling classical music, raise-the-roof rock n’ roll, and his own memorable originals. He knows hundreds of songs that he can instantly call up to memory. Just by… Read more

Piano prodigy plays Calgary for the 1st time 


Piano prodigy Ethan Bortnick made his first appearance in Calgary last night.

The 12-year-old holds the Guinness World Record for being the youngest musician to host a solo concert tour.
Bortnick says he started playing at an early age.

"When I was three years old, on a little toy keyboard, I just started mimicking everything that I heard and then I asked my parents for piano lessons. They're like, ‘yeah, sure,’ and, yeah, the rest is history."

'To be honest with you,
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WVPT to present Ethan Bortnick Live in Concert: The Power of Music 

November. 24, 2014: 

WVPT Public Television, serving the Shenandoah Valley and Central and Northern Virginia, announces the premiere of Ethan Bortnick Live in Concert: The Power of Music, Dec. 4 at 8 p.m.


At 12 years old, Bortnick—the youngest performer ever to headline his own international concert tour—has so far appeared in more than 200 concerts in the United States, Canada, Brazil, South Africa and Australia. He will perform in Charlottesville atThe Paramount Theater May 24, 2014.

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HomeEntertainment/Life 13-year-old entertainer Ethan Bortnick bringing show for all ages to the Paramount 


It’s nothing new to see the stars of old pack a concert hall with fans ranging from grandmothers and their grandchildren.


Well the Paramount has a twist in store for you Saturday night.

You still can see an act that appeals to young and old alike — but the “man” on stage is only 13.

Ethan Bortnick – the youngest performer ever to headline a concert tour – will be in town for a 6 p.m. show that will bring you everything from the Bieber to Bach.

He is a… Read more

PlayhouseSquare presents Ethan Bortnick at the Ohio Theatre May 11, 2014  


Guinness World Record Musician Ethan Bortnick to appear on Mother’s Day"

Ethan Bortnick has been cited as the youngest performer ever to headline a solo concert tour. On May 11, 2014 (Mother’s Day) Ethan will be bringing is family friendly music special live to the Ohio Theatre as part of a 30 city tour.

Oprah has named him one of the “All Time Smartest, Most Talented Kids”. Joining Ethan on tour will be special guest Damian McGinty (star of Glee and former member of Celtic… Read more

Ethan Bortnick, child musical prodigy, to play Tucson 


A normal to-do list for a 13-year-old probably wouldn’t include a 30-city global headliner musical tour, but Ethan Bortnick is no average Jewish teen.


Bortnick’s ability to enthrall audiences with his uncanny musical ear and astonishing talent on the piano has led him to be named as one of Oprah’s “All Time Smartest, Most Talented Kids.” He recorded his first PBS national television concert at age 9 with an accompanying headline tour, “Musical Time Machine.”… Read more

Piano prodigy Ethan Bortnick at Chandler Center 

March 30, 2014 By 12 NEWS & THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC: 

Piano prodigy Ethan Bortnick was picking out melodies on the keyboard at age 3 and writing his own compositions at 5 — just like one Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.


Now 13, the Hollywood, Fla., native performs around the world. On Sunday, April 6, he’ll be in concert with the Phoenix Youth Symphony and the Phoenix Boys Choir at the Chandler Center for the Arts.

“I’ll be playing ‘Rock Around the Clock’ and the Minute Waltz by Chopin,” he says. “All… Read more