Xavier Aymonod


Xavier Aymonod studied piano at Aix-en-Provence conservatory and obtained unanimously a gold medal. He was laureate of international piano competition for outstanding amateurs in Paris from 1998 to 2000, and won 15th international piano competition for outstanding amateurs of Ecole Polytechnique. He was also semi-finalist of international piano competition for...

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Michael Cheung


Born with a condition on the left hand, Michael was prescribed the piano by a hand surgeon as a physiotherapy starting age 4. He displayed a growing interest in the piano and trained under private tutors and in masterclasses in North America, Europe and Asia. The piano took a hiatus...

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Florian Chevallier


A graduate of the ingenior school Centrale Paris, Florian Chevallier is working in the energy sector as marketing director in ENGIE. As a passionate young musician, Florian Chevallier studied in the Conservatoire national de région in Lyon, where he graduated at the age of 12. In 1998, as a student...

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Mikhail Dubov


Mikhail Dubov graduated from Université Paris-Est in 2016 and is currently working in London as a data scientist. Being an award winner of the prestigious International Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs in Paris (2014, 3d prize & Press award), he is very active as an amateur pianist. His repertoire ranges...

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François-René Duchâble


François-René Duchâble (born 22 April 1952, in Paris) is a French pianist. He studied at the Conservatoire de Paris, and at the age of 13 won the institution's first prize in piano. Three years later, he placed 11th at the Queen Elisabeth Music Competition in Brussels, and in 1973 he...

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Ye Feng


Ye Feng was born in Shanghai on 24th of Dec, 1979 and started learning piano since he was 6. He has never studied in any conservatory or music school. He now works in the home theater equipments business. A boring guy who knows nothing but classical & Jazz music, movies,...

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Philip Fowke


".........Claudio Arrau was to have been the soloist in tonight’s Promenade Concert. The virtuosity and acute musicianship of Philip Fowke, who took his place, repaired the omission in no uncertain terms." The DailyTelegraph Philip Fowke, known for his many BBC Promenade Concert appearances, numerous recordings and broad range of repertoire,...

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Thierry Goldwaser


French pianist Thierry Goldwaser began music studies in Paris at age 10. In 2005, Thierry receives first prize at the International Competition for Outstanding Piano Amateurs in Paris. In 2010 he also gets a special prize at the International Piano Amateur Competition in Berlin. Thierry has made recital appearances in...

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Julien Kurtz


Julien Kurtz started the piano at 5 and got his initial training from Catherine Silie, a former assistant of French pianist Pierre Sancan. Later on, he studied in the Marseille conservatory, then in the Cachan Music school, where he got his piano degree in 2002. He is currently studying with...

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Julien Lombardo


Born in Toulouse in 1980, Julien Lombardo started playing the piano at the age of 6. His meeting with his teacher Jean-Claude Oleon in Bastia revealed soon his passion for classical music and the instrument. Julien then studied at the Conservatory of Marseille in the class of Erik Berchot and...

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Brice Martin


Brice Martin was born in 1981 and began studying piano at the age of five. He gave his first concert at the age of 14 and was simultaneously admitted in the Nîmes Conservatory in the class of Catherine Silie, a former student of Yves Nat and Pierre Sancan. In 1999,...

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Carlos Ovando


Carlos Enrique Ovando was born in Buenos Aires. He started studying the piano as a young kid with Roberto Saccente. He then studied in the National Conservatory (Lopez Buchardo) with Maria Teresa Criscuolo, and later with Antonio de Raco. Later on, he followed Maestro Bruno Leonardo Gelber's masterclasses for 2...

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Polina Rendak


Polina Rendak was born in the northern Russian city of Petrozavodsk. At home everyone played the piano, and Polina was no exception. She did not stop playing when she moved to Moscow to study economics at Higher School of Economics. Currently, Polina holds a Masters Degree in finance from HEC...

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Abel Sanchez-Aguilera


Abel Sánchez-Aguilera was born in Madrid. He studied piano at the Royal Conservatory of Music of Madrid under the direction of Fernando Puchol, where he graduated in 1999. Subsequently, he has attended for two years the Piano Interpretation and Performance seminar with Ya-Fei Chuang at the New England Conservatory (Boston,...

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Ariel Sirat


Ariel Sirat is an Amateur pianist, and he has been performing since many years concerts as a soloist or in chamber music. He learned the piano in Vienne (France) and at Lyon and Versailles Conservatories. He won several prizes at amateur piano competitions (Concours de piano et de musique de...

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June Wu


June Wu is Chief of Staff to the President of Google Marketing Solutions at Google and a pianist who has performed in New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Moscow, and Paris. Recent highlights include solo recitals in Bayreuth, Germany, and Shanghai, a concerto performance with the Newark Symphony Orchestra in Delware,...

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