Jeremy Young

Jeremy Young performs throughout the world as a chamber musician and soloist. Recent concerts include the Lincoln Center (New York), the Herbst Theater (San Francisco), Esplanade Concert Hall (Singapore), Jin Mao Concert Hall (Shanghai),National Concert Hall (Dublin), performances in Beijing, Hong Kong and Kazachstan and recitals at the Mecklenberg Voppernmen (Germany) and Graz (Austria) international music festivals.

In the UK he gives concerts at the Wigmore Hall, Bridgewater Hall, South Bank Centre and appears in festivals including Lake District, Harrogate, Brighton, Petworth, Endellion, City of London and Dartington.

Jeremy has made broadcasts for BBC Radio 3, Classic FM, Lyric FM, BBCTV, Channel 4, S4C, Hong Kong Radio 4 and radio in China, USA, Kazachstan, Russia and much of Europe. His recordings include CD’s with the cellist Li-Wei for EMI Asia and Decca and with Karine Georgian (‘cello) for the Somm record label. Future releases on Meridian in 2008. He is a founder member of Ovid Ensemble and the Manchester Piano Trio.

Jeremy studied as a scholar at the Purcell School of Music, the Royal Academy of Music and the Royal Northern College of Music.His piano teachers included Christopher Elton, Frank Wibaut and Vladimir Ovchinkov. He studied chamber music with the Amadeus String Quartet, Andras Schiff and Joseph Seiger at the Royal Academy, Menahem Pressler at the Banff Centre of the Performing Arts in Canada and Dr.Christopher Rowland at the RNCM.

He is a senior professor of piano and Deputy Director of Chamber Music at the Royal Northern College of Music and a visiting lecturer in piano at the University of Manchester. He has also given masterclasses at the University of Huddersfield and the Nanyang Academy of Performing Arts in Singapore. Jeremy is co-founder and artistic director of the Alfriston Summer Music festival in Sussex, England.

In 1997 Jeremy was elected an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music (ARAM).

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