Piano 2022:   May 19th – 21st at Muttart Hall, Alberta College
Janet Scott-Hoyt

Janet Scott-Hoyt


Alberta-born pianist Janet Scott-Hoyt is a performer and pedagogue with a wealth of experience on the concert stage and in the teaching studio. A professor at the University of Alberta from 1998-2014, she won the prestigious “Rutherford Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching” – a university-wide award which acknowledges outstanding commitment to undergraduate teaching. A highly sought-after collaborative pianist, Ms. Scott-Hoyt has performed across Canada, the United States, and in Europe (Paris, London, and Prague).

She is known for her sensitive musicality and collaborative skills. These traits have allowed her to share the stage with internationally renowned artists. She holds a Master’s Degree in Piano Performance from the University of Alberta where she studied, supported by numerous scholarships and awards. Further studies were done in Europe with Cecile Genhart and at The Banff Centre with György Sebők and Menahem Pressler. Ms. Scott-Hoyt is committed to sharing her wealth of knowledge with the Canadian musical community. She is in great demand as an adjudicator, coach, and workshop clinician across Canada.

2020 Piano Competitors

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

Important Information

  • Winner of 2014 Shean Piano Competition: Meagan Milatz!  Press Release here
  • Winner of 2012 Shean Piano Competition: Adam Żukiewicz!
  • The winner of the Shean Piano Competition 2010 is Scott MacIsaac!
  • We received 23 applications.
  • Brochures are available on the download page.