Piano 2020:   May 14th – 16th at Muttart Hall, Alberta College

Jaeden Izik-Dzurko

Salmon Arm, BC

2018 Shean Piano Competition Winner Élisabeth Pion.

Jaeden Izik-Dzurko has been lauded by conductors, composers, and audiences alike for his exceptional communicative power, thoughtful interpretations, and advocacy for Canadian compositions.

He is a Grand Prize winner of the Federation of Canadian Music Festivals’ National Competition, a winner of The Juilliard School’s prestigious Gina Bachauer Scholarship Competition, Third Prize and Peter Takács Classical Sonata award winner at the Hilton Head International Piano Competition and the youngest of this year’s Laureates of the Cochran International Piano Competition.

A former student of Dr. Corey Hamm and Ian Parker, Mr. Izik-Dzurko currently studies Piano Performance at The Juilliard School in New York City with Dr. Yoheved Kaplinsky. Also instrumental in his development have been a number of excellent international intensive summer programs: Morningside Music Bridge, Art of the Piano, Musicfest Perugia, Domaine Forget, and The Aspen Music Festival and School.

Mr. Izik-Dzurko has organized and presented several solo recitals benefitting both local community projects and international humanitarian organizations. He has performed with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra, the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra, the Kamloops Symphony, and the Lions Gate Sinfonia. He has been featured on CBC Music, and broadcast live from Juilliard on WQXR.

2020 Piano Competitors

Jaeden Izik-Dzurko Henry From Carter Johnson Nicole Linaksita Jingzi Linda Ruan Waller Jean-Luc Therrien

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