Masterclass – Piano Solos
Sunday, March 26, 2023 | 1:15 pm – 8:30 pm
Check in at 1:00 pm
Registration Deadline: March 10, 2023
Christ First Church, 1700 Mazo Crescent, Mississauga, L5J 1Y8
Jarred Dunn is the first prize winner of the 7th Lithuanian International Chopin Competition (Vilnius) and a prize winner of the 1st Jan Hoffman International Competition (Kraków). He has been described by critics as “a piano sound-colour magician” (Muzikos Barai, Vilnius), “evocative and mystical” (New York Classical Music), “a brave interpreter of Mozart with fresh ideas,” (OperaProms), and “technically perfect” (Belarus First Radio). He has been heard on CBC/Radio-Canada, WWFM, WQXR, Belarusian First, and Madison Freethought Radio/Television. He hosted the CBC’s This is My Music and was featured on the 2018 Top Thirty Under Thirty: Hot Canadian Classical Musicians. His recordings include Chopin and Debussy (2019) andBrahms in Solitude (2022).
Mr. Dunn has performed in Europe, North America, and Australia, including concerto appearances with the Lithuanian Chamber, Vilnius Cantus, Budapest Chamber, Belarusian Radio/Television, NOSPR Katowice, Toronto Sinfonia, Niagara Symphony, and many other orchestras. He is actively interested in chamber music, cooperating recently with the Ãtma Quartet in Bydgoszcz and the Brahms International Master Classes and Festival in Pörtschach. He judges in national and international piano competitions, most recently the Lithuanian International Chopin, Classicalia International, and Canadian National competitions. He hosted the Competition Studio of the 12th International Paderewski Piano Competition in Bydgoszcz (2022) after giving master classes, recitals, and concerto appearances in Lithuania.
Noted as a “revered pedagogue,” (Tonebase Piano) he has been in great demand for master classes and lectures on Tonebase Piano and given master classes, lectures, and research papers at Bydgoszcz and Katowice Academies, and the universities of Toronto, Carleton, Ottawa, and Queen’s. He is the recipient of many awards, grants, and scholarships from FRQSC, Canada Arts Council, Aspen Music Festival, McGill University, University of Toronto, and CFMTA for his pianistic, scholarly, and pedagogical achievements. He is currently based at McGill University Schulich School of Music, where he was invited to teach piano while still pursuing his doctorate.
A graduate of the Feliks Nowowiejski Academy of Music (class of Prof. Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń) and the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice (class of Prof. Anna Górecka), he continued his studies at The Juilliard School with Prof. Jacob Lateiner and Prof. Yoheved Kaplinsky. Other important teachers include Adrei Gavrilov, Maria João-Pires, Dorothy Taubman, Andrzej Jasiński, Robert Levin, and David Dubal. He is a Yamaha Artist. For more information, visit www.jarredunn.com.
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