Bio

A busy 5th grader from Los Angeles, Rio Mangini is a classical pianist, actor and voice over artist. He spends his days on set, classes and  auditions but at night- it’s Beethoven and Bach!

Rio has placed in four prestigious international piano competitions, performed twice at Carnegie Hall and has been invited back for a third performance at the world’s most prestigious concert hall!

Rio’s acting career is taking off~ check out the “News” section. He’s having a blast and loves doing sitcom and films!

Superstar Alicia Keys saw a YouTube of Rio and tweeted about “This little prodigy”. He woke that morning to 6,000 hits on his website! A voracious artist Rio draws more than he plays piano. He also loves doing voices, puppeteering, JRR Tolkien, Lego, fencing and magic.

Awards

2013 American Protege International Piano and Strings Competition – 2nd place

2012 Young Artist Award “Outstanding Instrumentalist”

2012 American Protege International Piano and Strings Competition 3rd place. (Performed at Carnegie Hall April 8, 2012)

2011 American Protege International Competition of Romantic Music 3rd place (Performed at Carnegie Hall, Nov, 2011)

2011 Cypress College Piano Competition 1st place

2011 American Protege International Piano and Strings Competition Honorable Mention