Artists profile

Anna Leyerer
Anna Leyerer is a laureate of numerous prestigious international piano competitions such as Lyon International Piano Competition (France), Parnassòs International Piano Competition (Mexico), KYIV International Piano Competition (Ukraine), International Piano Competition “Rosario Marciano” (Austria), Neue Sterne International Piano Competition Wernigerode (Germany) etc. Her artistic formation was greatly influenced by Lev Shugom, Oleg Marshev, Michael Korstick and Albert Mamriev.
She also had the privilege of receiving masterclasses from notable musician such as Ch. Hinterhuber, E. Kupiec, W. Nabore, N. Petrov, S. Pochekin, N. Trull and M. Voskresensky.
Anna regularly performs at music festivals and concert halls all over the world.
As a soloist Anna has performed in concert halls in Armenia, Austria, Czech Republic, Croatia, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Russia, Ukraine and the United States, where she debuted with a recital at the Carnegie Hall in New York in 2015. She also has been featured as a soloist with various symphony orchestra headed by A. Ivanov (Russia), E. Serov (Russia), V. Ponkin (Russia), I. Kazhdan (Ukraine), O. Balan (Italy), F. Krager (USA), I. Iliev (Bulgaria) and Ch. Fitzner (Germany).


Artem Kuznetsov
A native of Balashov, Russia, pianist Artem Kuznetsov is an award winning concert pianist, a vivid chamber musician hailed for his artistry, virtuosity, lyricism and exciting energy; he is extensively performing solo recitals as well as collaborating internationally with internationally acclaimed musicians such as Hans Graf, Jon Kimura Parker, Chee-Yun. Moreover, through the partnership with musical organizations in the US he has been actively involved in musical outreach for underserved communities as well as educational events for young musicians.
Artem Kuznetsov is a winner of more than ten international competitions including the Sanremo International Piano competition, Valsesia Musica International Competition and the Seattle International Piano Competition among others.
His first LP was released on “Orpheus Classical” label on all the major streaming platforms followed by a second album that will be released in 2023 on KNS Classical label.
Mr. Kuznetsov’s major teachers include Stanislav Ioudenitch (Park University, Missouri) and Dr. Jon Kimura Parker (Shepherd School of Music, Rice University).


Jaeden Izik-Dzurko
Born in Salmon Arm, British Columbia, 24-year-old pianist Jaeden Izik-Dzurko has been recognized by audiences, conductors, composers, and jurors alike for his exceptional communicative power and detailed, thoughtful interpretations.
In 2022, Jaeden was awarded First Prize at the Hilton Head, Maria Canals and Paloma O’Shea Santander International Piano Competitions.
He is also a Grand Prize winner at the Federation of Canadian Music Festivals’ National Competition, a winner of Juilliard’s Gina Bachauer Scholarship Competition, a Laureate of the Cochran International Piano Competition, and a recipient of the Second Prize and J.S. Bach Special Prize at Montreal’s OSM Competition.
Jaeden currently studies with Dr. Corey Hamm at the University of British Columbia.
He completed his Bachelor of Music at the Juilliard School under Dr. Yoheved Kaplinsky.
In 2022, he performed recitals in such prestigious venues as Wigmore Hall, Weill Recital Hall, and Salle Cortot. He has collaborated with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra, the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra, the Kamloops Symphony, Jove Orquestra Nacional de Catalunya, and the Orquesta Sinfónica de RTVE, among others.


Keigo Mukawa
In 2021, he won third prize at the Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition and in 2019, the second prize at the Long-Thibaud-Crespin International Competition.
Having received much attention winning top prizes in two international competitions with a long history and tradition, he is currently performing in a wide range of activities including solo recitals, performances with orchestra, and chamber music, based in Japan and France.
His repertoire ranges from baroque to contemporary music, and he is known for his pursuit of the stylistic beauty of each period and composer, as well as his versatile tone quality.
Not only the modern piano but he is also engaged in researching techniques for the fortepiano and began a regular fortepiano performance series in July 2022.
After graduating from the Tokyo University of the Arts, he moved to France in 2014 after being accepted to the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris with unanimous top honors by the jury. He completed his third year of piano studies and first year of chamber music studies.
Currently, while performing in Japan and abroad, he is enrolled in the fortepiano department, where he continues his studies.


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