Deirbhile Brennan


A music graduate of Trinity College Dublin and prize winner at major music festivals in Ireland and the UK, Deirbhile trained as a chartered accountant and pursued an ongoing career in business. Returning to the piano in 2009, Deirbhile won first prize at the Ile-de-France Amateur International Piano Competition, was...

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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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Arnaud Dupont


Born in 1997, Arnaud Dupont began studying piano at 6 with Beatrice Tiquet and Tatiana Guerchovitch. He entered Rena Shereshevskaya’s class in 2009, famous professor from the Moscow Conservatory. After winning an unanimous First Prize for piano from the Rueil-Malmaison Conservatory in 2011, he was also awarded first prizes for...

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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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Matthias Fischer


Matthias Fischer from Germany got his first piano lessons from his parents. He won prizes at German youth-competitions for piano solo and duo. He studied piano in Munich but switched to medicine after one year (1994). His medical thesis was about localization of a memory in Drosophila flies. Currently he...

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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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Masanori Murakami


Masanori Murakami works as a CRA (Clinical Research Associate) in Tokyo in Japan. He graduated Ritsumeikan University in Japan, pursuing a Master's Degree in Molecular Biology, and has taken a job. He most recently joined the ranks of piano competition winners at the 18th Concours des Grands Amateurs de Piano...

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Dominic Piers-Smith


Dominic Piers Smith is Principle Aerodynamicist for Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One team. His most recent design took Lewis Hamilton to the 2014 world championship and was the most successful car in Formula One history. Dominic studied Aeronautical Engineering, having chosen to keep music as a hobby at age 18....

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Siheng Song


Pianist Siheng Song was born in Shanghai, China in 1981 and is widely regarded as one of the top pianists of his generation. In 2002, he started studying abroad in France in the Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris with Prof. Marian Rybicki. After receiving his Diploma of Concert Pianist,...

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Robin Stephenson


Robin Stephenson started playing the piano at the age of 7, after one year of violin lessons. It was at the age of 15, after his meeting with french concert pianist Olivier Cazal, that the piano became his main instrument. After taking the baccalauréat in 2005, he started studies in...

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Geoffroy Vauthier


Geoffroy Vauthier was awarded the First prize of the International Competition for Outstanding Piano Amateurs in Paris in 1996 by all three juries (professional pianists, press and public). He took his third cycle diploma in Victoria Melki's class, then went on studying with Denyse Rivière and Jean-Marc Luisada ; he...

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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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