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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, Macau, 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, RTE Lyric FM, BBCTV, Channel 4, S4C, Hong Kong Radio 4 and radio in China, USA, Kazachstan, Russia and much of Europe. He has released CDís for EMI Asia, Decca and Somm record labels and has future projects with Meridian in 2008.

As well as being a founder member of Ovid Ensemble and the Manchester Piano Trio, Jeremy has worked alongside such artists as the cellist Liwei, (winner of the Naumberg Competition, USA), Karine Georgian (winner of the Tchaikowsky Competition, Russia) and Mengla Huang (winner of the Pagganini Violin Competition, Italy).

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 chamber music at the Royal Northern College of Music and a visiting lecturer in piano at the University of Manchester.

In 2007 Jeremy was elected an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music (ARAM) for distinguishing himself in his field, the same year he was appointed Deputy Director of Chamber Music at the Royal Northern College of Music.

Jeremy is the co-founder and artistic director of the Alfriston Summer Music Festival in Sussex, England.

www.jeremyyoungpiano.com