Preview: Pianist Tim Whitehead talks Van Cliburn, Sonic Generator and his solo recital [ArtsATL]

by Mark Gresham | 14 Dec 2012, ArtsATL

Tim Whitehead of Sonic Generator was inspired by Van Cliburn. (Photo by Amber Boardman)

Tim Whitehead of Sonic Generator was inspired by Van Cliburn. (Photo by Amber Boardman)

Tim Whitehead was eight years old when he was told he would take piano lessons. His response was, “Nah, I wanna play football.” But his parents insisted that he take the lessons for at least a year and said that, if he hated it after that, he could quit. He was hooked before the first lesson was over. … • READ MORE on ArtsATL