referred to as the "Grand Lady of the Belgian Piano" by the international press, is making a carrier both as a concert pianist and a pedagogue.
If Andersen has championed Belgian music the world over, her repertoire includes also works by early composers such as Cherubini and Kozeluch, performed on the pianoforte, to romantic and contemporary composers, several of whom have written especially for her.
A recipient of many international awards, "FUGA"Trophy (Union of Belgian Composers), honoured with the "Harriet Cohen International Bach-Medal" (London) and "Grand Prix du Disque de l'Académie Charles Cros" (Paris), Diane Andersen has performed with such renowned conductors as Maderna, Boulez and Sawallisch and collaborated with Kodaly, Tansman and Gertler (friend and duo partner of Bartok). .
Her discography is very impressive with numerous CD and interesting LP's receiving wide acclaim by the international press.
Andersen pursues also a very intense pedagogical activity, having been for years member of the staff of the "Conservatoire Royal de Musique de Bruxelles" and conducting master-classes throughout the world.
Many of her students are prize winners.
Andersen is serving on the Jury of many international competitions.
EPTA European Council President and President of "EPTA-BELGIUM Wallonie-Bruxelles"