DUNN Jarred

Jarred Dunn is the first winner of the Lithuanian International Chopin Competition and winner of the Jan Hoffman International Competition in Krakow. He has been described by critics as “a magician of sound and piano colour” (Muzikos Barai, Vilnius), “evocative and mystical” (New York Classical Music) and “technically perfect” (Belarus First Radio). He has hosted the CBC programme “This is My Music”.

His recordings include Chopin, Debussy, Brahms and a fourth album of the complete works of Henryk Mikoaj Gorecki.

A graduate of the Feliks Nowowiejski Academy of Music and the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice, he continued his studies at the Juilliard School.

He has performed throughout the world as a recitalist, chamber musician and soloist with orchestras in Europe, North America and Australia. He has collaborated with renowned conductors. Actively interested in chamber music, he has recently cooperated with the Atma Quartet.

He is a judge at national and international competitions, including the Lithuanian Chopin, Classicalia International and Canadian National piano competitions.

Considered a ‘revered pedagogue’, he is much in demand, giving lectures, workshops and master classes at academies and universities around the world. He is the recipient of numerous prizes, research grants and scholarships for his pianistic, scientific and educational achievements.

He is based in Montreal, Canada, where he teaches at the Schulich School of Music of McGill University.