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Born in 1979, she started to play the piano at the age of 4. Her father, whom is an amateur violinist, tried to teach her the violin first, but he quickly realised that it was not the instrument she wished to play. She was far too fascinated by Chopin's first concerto, and could not fall asleep without this wonderful piece of music, performed by Martha Argerich....(more)
Trained at The Julliard School of Music in New York she has since performed with various important orchestras. Since her debut in Athens at the age of 16 she has given numerous performances worldwide in major venues in Europe and has toured America....(more)
....was educated at Westminster School and - with an exhibition in music - at Trinity College Cambridge. After gaining his MusB there he studied piano with Peter Katin, receiving scholarships from various sources. He has also studied with Yvonne Lefebure (on a French Government scholarship) and Jeremy Siepmann....(more)
|Soojin Ahn : (Korean) resides in New York, USA
Pianist Soojin Ahn has performed throughout North America, Europe, and Asia to unanimous critical acclaim from the critics and the public.
|Giovanni Alvino : Naples, Italy
Born in Naples , into a family of non-musicians, he started playing the piano at the age of three and make his début as a child prodigy , at the age of seven, at the Maurizio Costanzo Show, one of the most popular Italian TV programs.
Phil Best : London, UK
A pianist, singer and composer, he combines consummate musical skills with a genuine desire to bring his music to people in ways that are fresh and engaging.
Elizabeth Borowsky : Baltimore, USA
....has achieved international recognition as an outstanding musician of her generation. She has performed in many distinguished venues throughout the world.
Sara Davis Buechner : Scarsdale, NY, USA
....is a classical concert pianist whose performances and recordings have garnered acclaim on four continents and winning prizes in many of the world's most prestigious competition plus appearing with prominent orchestras world-wide.
|Michelangelo Carbonara : Rome, Italy
....began his musical studies when he was five studying with Paola Barbera, at six he started composing and giving concerts. In 1999 he was awarded his Piano Specialisation Degree by the Academy of Santa Cecilia.
|Paz del Castillo : Valladolid, Spain
Compositora y pianista de origen asturiano, comenzo sus estudios de musica en el Conservatorio de Valladolid a los 7 años de edad. En el Conservatorio de Valladolid estudia con Mª Antonia Soto.
|Giacomo Cataldo : (Italian) resides in Toronto, Canada
His website is the principal source for information about the composer and his music. Listings of his compositions, discography and performances of his work are available as well as links to video and audio recordings.
|Vadim Chaimovich : (Lithuanian) resides in Dresden, Germany
....was born in Vilnius, Lithuania, and began studying piano at the age of five, giving his USSR debut performance with an orchestra just two years later.
|Angela Chan : Montreal, Canada
....holds a Doctorate in Piano Performance and Psychology, a Master of Arts in Piano Performance, Psychology and Education and a Graduate Diploma in Advanced Music Performance studies, from Concordia University, Montreal.
|Wai Sum Chong : (British) Birmingham, UK
....is a ballet pianist based in Birmingham. Wai Sum has worked for major ballet companies and schools and is currently Musical Director of Midlands Theatre Ballet.
Phil Cornwell : London, UK
....is a London-based pianist, specialising in accompaniment, and bassist, both upright and electric. His musical taste is extremely eclectic, and he is a good reader and improviser.
|Jill Crossland : Yorkshire, UK
....pursues a flourishing concert and recording career. She has performed throughout the UK, at the Musikverein and the Konzerthaus in Vienna and the Leipzig Gewandhaus.
|Ann Cummings : Seattle, WA, USA
A pianist of dynamic energy and provocative, musical insight presents classical music to be seen as well as heard including the smashing of mirrors, the blowing of bubbles, magic tricks, 12-tone sculptures, paintings, masks, and film animations.
Harvey Davies : North Wales, UK
He and his mother, Helen, have worked together professionally as the Davies Duo since 1992. Since then they have built a reputation as one of the foremost exponents of contemporary piano duet repertoire in Britain.
Helen Davies : North Wales, UK
She and her son, Harvey, have worked together professionally as the Davies Duo since 1992. Since then they have built a reputation as one of the foremost exponents of contemporary piano duet repertoire in Britain
Jonathan Delbridge organist/pianist : Cornwall, UK
....began learning the piano at the age of four with his mother and now has a busy career as a teacher of piano and organ and a freelance soloist having performed at venues throughout the UK.
Dan Dombrowski : Troy, Michigan, USA
....is a professional pianist dedicated to providing the Metro-Detroit area with the finest musical entertainment. Having performed his artistry for a variety of venues and occasions, he now chooses to focus on corporate and social events.
|Hans Eijsackers : Maassluis, Netherlands
When he was 13 years old he won the first Rotterdam Piano-Driedaagse and Princess Christina Competition. He was also winner of the European Piano Competition in 1991 in Luxembourg.
|Carolyn Enger : Englewood, New Jersey, USA
An American pianist, she is a passionate and distinctive musician whose recitals express her joy of sharing great music with audiences.
Dagmar Feyen : Brussels, Belgium
....started his music studies at age seven at the Academy for Music of Mol (Belgium). He chose the piano as his instrument. Currently, he is a teacher in piano, jazz piano, harmony and keyboard harmony at the same institute.
Graham Fitch : London, UK
....was a student at the Royal College of Music, London, during the late 70s. He also studied harpsichord. At the RCM, he was awarded the Borwick Prize, Hopkinson Gold Medal and Sydney and Peggy Shimmin Prize for piano playing.
|Carlos Gallardo : Valladolid, Spain
The success of his performances have led to being awarded First Prizes in national and international competitions, such as the Internacional IV Gregorio Baudot Piano Competition and the Artist L'Salle Piano Competition.
|Katrine Gislinge : Frederiksberg, Denmark
....began taking piano lessons at the age of six. After taking her diploma in 1990 at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen, she studied in New York, at Yale and in London.
|Miriam Gómez-Morán : Madrid, Spain
....receives her first piano lesson at the age of eleven at the Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid. She obtained her Título de Profesor Superior de Piano (equivalent to a Master's degree) in 1994.
|Catherine Gordeladze : Frankfurt, Germany
Georgia-born pianist living in Germany she has earned critical acclaim as a recitalist, orchestral soloist and chamber musician. The Zeitung fürs Dresdner Land called her Concert an "Exellent piano recital".
|Dorian Griner : London, UK
....experienced his first infatuation with music at the age of 7. He began his studies under the supervision of his mother, herself an accomplished pianist and professor of piano in “Mokraniatz” Music School in Belgrade.
Dawn Hardwick : (Welsh) resides in London, UK
....hails from Mid Glamorgan in South Wales. She began learning the piano at the age of 6, and at 15 was awarded a Government grant to study piano at Chetham’s School of Music, Manchester.
Ronald Hawkins : Connecticut, USA
Hailed for his "great depth of poetry, understanding and excitement" (Gazette), he is quickly establishing himself as one of the country's leading pianists and has earned international acclaim for his sensitive and insightful performances.
William Hay : Chester, UK
....is an experienced music teacher offering piano lessons to all ages and abilities in the Chester area, North Wales and on the Wirral (UK). I am also available as an accompanist and pianist for weddings and corporate events.
HIKO : Baltimore, Maryland, USA
International multi-instrumentalist and composer consisting of piano, classical flute, alto, Native American, Chinese, Indonesian, Egyptian, Arabian, Brazilian, Quenas and Moseno.
|Madoka Inui : (Japanese) resides in Vienna, Austria
Born in Kobe, Japan, and living in Vienna since 1990, she studied at the conservatory winning her Diploma examination with full honours.
Jozef Kapustka : (Polish) resides in Paris, France
....was born in Poland in 1969 and began his musical studies at the age of 3. Meeting Sviatoslav Richter shortly thereafter has set his vocation eversince. He graduated from the New York Juilliard School in 1992.
Henry Kelder : The Hague, Netherlands
Born Groningen in 1973 he now works as a pianist, conductor, composer, chambermusician, répétiteur for contemporary operas, musical leader for theatre companies and teacher. Appointed piano professor at Utrecht Conservatoire 2010.
John Kersey : London, UK
Historian, award-winning concert pianist and radical educationalist, his career has been characterized by innovation across disciplines.
Irina Khovanskaya : San Antonio, Texas, USA
....was born to a musician’s family in Russia’s Moscow Region on September 9, 1972. She began piano lessons at age 4 and gave her first recital at age 6 in Kiev, Ukraine.
Michelle Kim : (Korean) resides in Hong Kong
In 2009 she founded Hong Kong Generation Next Arts (HKGNA), an organization dedicated to supporting our next generation of young artists by providing them with performance opportunities, and financial assistance.
Joseph Kingma : Houston, Texas, USA
Winner of the 2011 Brevard Music Festival Concerto Competition and 2013 guest artist with the Clear Lake Symphony, American-born pianist Joseph Kingma has been praised for his “dazzling technique” and “uniquely personal” approach.
Irina Klyuev : Niksic, Montenegro
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Ludmilla Knezkova-Hussey : Bathurst, Canada
Concert pianist and composer, Professor of Piano, choral conductor, chamber performer, conductor of piano Master classes and workshops, founder and developer of the Ludmila Knezkova-Hussey International Piano Competition.
Oksana Kolesnikova : California, USA
World-renowned Russian-born pianist and composer does it all. A live performer; founder of a School of Music; musical collaborator; environmental activist through Cool Green, her character of sharing her passions in life shines through.
|Jean-François Latour : Montréal, Canada
This vibrant young Canadian pianist has established a reputation as a poetic and imaginative artist with brilliant technique and a strong personal voice who can communicate across cultures and generations.
Warren Mailley-Smith : London, UK
This award-winning concert pianist has made his solo debuts to critical acclaim at Wigmore Hall London and Carnegie Hall, New York.
Ratimir Martinovic : Kotor, Montenegro
Born in Kotor, he graduated in 1999 at the Academy of Arts in Novi Sad, playing to great critical aclaim. He received his Masters degree, playing an all Bach program.
Andre Mendes da Costa : Wairarapa, New Zealand
Based in New Zealand’s picturesque Wairarapa region since 2003, he performs for weddings and company or other functions where discreet live background music is appreciated, and he is available to travel throughout the nearby regions.
Julia Mustonen : Finland
A Finnish pianist, she is gaining a reputation as one of the most exciting young artists in nothern Europe. Among a number of prizes in International Competitions, she was the winner of Nordic International Piano Competition in 2004.
|Kathie Nicolet : Chicago, USA
Chicagoland’s most beautiful and talked about celebrations have enjoyed the unique artistry of Kathie Nicolet since 1983. To create a magical, musical, memory that will last a lifetime, trust this Chicago pianist with a proven reputation.
|Grzegorz Niemczuk : Tychy, Poland
....was winner of the 40th National Frederick Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw in 2010 and has already performed in many European countries as well as the USA and Australia both as a soloist and chamber musician.
|Sharon Niessen : Eindhoven, Netherlands
....was born in Eindhoven and at the age of 9 she started taking piano lessons. From the age of 14 she studied at the Fontys Conservatory, Tilburg, Nederlands.
|Grace Nikae : Netherlands & New York, USA
An American pianist she has established an international reputation as one of the leadingg artists of her generation, thrilling and captivating audiences and critics alike with her exquisite artistry, blazing virtuosity, and passionate, individual style.
|Michio Nishihara Toro : Santiago, Chile
Born in Concepcion in 1972, he has established himself as one of the leading Chilean pianists of the new generation. He first studied in Santiago de Chile then completed his formal training at the Bydgoszcz Music Academy in Poland.
Aimo Pagin : Strasbourg, France
Born in 1983, from a musical background, he decided to devote himself to his passion. He started piano at age 7, at the conservatoire of Strasbourg and then at the conservatoire of Colmar where he finished his studies.
Milica Pap : (Yugoslav) resides in Nantes/Paris, France
....was born in Sarajevo,Yugoslavia, December 14, 1973. She is a classical pianist and music teacher of Bosnian-Herzegovinian, Serbian and Croatian descent who has recently started to build a global reputation.
Mario Parrella : Comun Nuovo, Italy
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Alexandre Pirojenko : St. Petersburg, Russia
"....has the technical skills to do anything he wants with a piano; better yet, what he wants to do is sensitive, original, and brilliant," wrote The Washington Post after Mr. Pirojenko's Washington, DC debut at the Kennedy Center.
Richard Pohl : Brno, Czech Republic
His exceptional talent resulted in many awards for young musicians including Honorary Diploma and First Prize at the Carl von Dittersdorf Chamber Music Competition, 3rd prize at the National Contest of Jazz Ensembles.
|Sonja Radojkovich : Belgrade, Yugoslavia
"....is a pianist who unites the most beautiful qualites: a volcano temperament and a tender Slav soul." Born in Belgrade, she completed her piano studies at the Faculty of Music Arts.
|Pavlina Radoslavova : (Bulgarian) resides in UK
....made numerous recordings with Bulgarian National Radio (BNR), and the Balkanton recording company between 1988 and 2001.
|Martin J. Read : London, UK
"....is an internationally known pianist, who has performed in some of the world's major concert halls and been engaged by Royalty, US Presidents, British Prime Ministers, European Statesmen and countless top international celebrities....."
|Adalberto Riva : Cuveglio, Italy
Winner of several national and international prizes, the pianist from Milan, Adalberto Maria Riva, received in 2008 a special mention at the International Competition of Music IBLA Grand Prize.
|Jonathan Rowe : Milton Keynes, UK
....is the 2011 recipient of the John Burrows & Joe Miserendino memorial plaque awarded to outstanding performers.He has given recitals throughout the UK and concerto appearances include performances in the UK, Austria, and Germany.
Altara Sanders : London, UK
....is a British pianist and piano teacher. She teaches from her home in North London and gives recitals in the UK and Europe.
Giancarlo Scalia : Montreal, Canada
As a performing pianist, his repertoire ranges from composers like Bach, Beethoven and Liszt to modern composers such as Messiaen and Shchedrin. His own compositions and those of Fryderyk Chopin are also part of his concert repertoire.
Tjako van Schie : Nieuwieusen, Netherlands
....was born 1961 in Coevorden, The Netherlands. He received his musical education at the Conservatory of Zwolle. He has played many concerts in several European countries and many other countries around the world.
Phillip Sear : West Sussex, UK
At school in Mid-Sussex, he studied piano and organ, and gained early experience as a rehearsal pianist for the school's Gilbert & Sullivan productions. He then read Maths and Music at Royal Holloway, London, graduating with a First.
Hannah Shields : Boston, USA
....is a young pianist who has performed widely throughout the United States, both as a soloist and as a chamber musician.
Dmitri Shteinberg : New York, USA
Besides solo and chamber music performances, he frequently appears with concert-lectures; he also plays harpsichord and period pianos. His interest in new music has led to world premieres and numerous commissions.
Zuzana Simurdova : (Czech) Montreal, Canada
....is a Czech pianist who lives in Montreal, Canada where she enjoys her multiple career as a performer and a piano professor.
Dejan Sinadinovic : Belgrade, Serbia
....studied at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade and the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow. He has performed in numerous renowned venues all over Europe.
Juliana Steinbach : (French/Brazilian) resides in Paris, France
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Roman Stolyar : Novosibirsk, Siberia, Russia
....was born on December 6, 1967 in Novosibirsk, Russia, and received his first musical experiences at state music school. He then made his first steps to studying jazz, first privately, then at Novosibirsk musical college which he entered in 1989.
Karis Stretton : London, UK
A British Contemporary Piano Competition prize-winner, she performs as a soloist and ensemble musician, focusing on music from the early twentieth century to the present day.
Susie Summers : London, UK
....graduated with distinction from the Postgraduate Diploma Course in Piano Accompaniment at the Royal Academy of Music, London. She is now the Phoebe Benham Junior Fellow in Piano Accompaniment at the Royal College of Music.
Ruslan Sviridov : San Antonio, Texas, USA
....began to study music at age 7 at the Tambov Music School and gave his first public performance at age 8. While there he won many school, city and regional contests for young pianists.
|Alexander Tselyakov : Toronto, Canada
Recognized as one of Canada's most outstanding musicians, internationally renowned pianist he has been described as a “phenomenal pianist” (Germany), having “an intoxicating sound” (Israel), and “a perfect artistic individuality” (Russia).
Mia Vassilev : Miami, Florida, USA
....has concertized throughout the U.S., Mexico, China and Europe. A Roma Reporter wrote “..pianist Mia Vassilev is a young artist who thrilled the public with her exceptional skill performing celebrated works."
Alejandro Vela : Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Adolfo Vidal pianist : (Venezuelan) resides in Miami, Florida, USA
....began piano studies in his native Venezuela and continued in the United States and Canada. He has pursued an international career as a pianist, performing solo, with orchestra and in festivals in North and South America and Europe.
|Daniel Wnukowski : (Canadian/Polish) resides in Escondido, California, USA
A Polish-Canadian pianist he is one of the leading pianists of his generation and regularly performs throughout Europe, North America, South America and Asia in prestigious concert halls.
Di Xiao : (Chinese) resides in London, UK
Described as "a pianist of awesome gifts" and compared to Clara Schumann by the critics; she concluded a major international recital tour in 2009 as the UK's representative to the universally acclaimed 'Rising Stars' series.
|Ivan Yanakov : Sofia, Bulgaria
A Bulgarian-born pianist he is a winner of the New York City’s 2001 Artists International Debut Winners Series. He was awarded a fully sponsored solo debut recital at Carnegie's Recital Hall in October 2001.
|Clara Yang : Rochester, New York and San Jose, California, USA
Praised by Peninsula Reviews for her "superb technique and extraordinary musical understanding," Clara Yang has performed in major venues throughout the world.
|Viktoriya Yermolyeva : Weimar, Germany
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|Nat Yontararak : Bangkok, Thailand
Nat Music School and Nat Studio -They are twins, born not far apart in time, not long after Nat graduated with a master's degree from Reading University.
|John Bell Young : New York, USA
....whose recordings of the music of Alexander Scriabin, Friedrich Nietzsche, and others on the Newport Classics, Sony Classical, and Americus labels have earned international critical acclaim, is a leading authority on the music of Scriabin.
|Libby Yu : Richmond, BC, Canada
....captured the attention of audiences and international juries when she won the First Prize in the prestigious 27th CBC Radio National Competition for Young Performers held in Ottawa.
|Lisa Yui : New York, USA
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