Dominic John

BMus (Hons), PGDip Adv Perf

Junior Academy - Staff Accompanist

Winner of the 22nd Brant International Piano Competition

Performances in many of London's prestigious venues

Founder of lunchtime concert series, Munster Square Music Live

Dominic‘s pianism has won him won several prizes, including First Prizes in the 22nd Brant International Piano Competition, British Music Society Awards, Royal College of Music Chappell Gold Medal, a Director’s Golden Jubilee Award at the Royal College of Music, Eastbourne Symphony Orchestra Young Soloist Competition as well as a laureate of the Corpus Christi, U.S.A. International Competition for Piano and Strings. Performances in this country include the Wigmore Hall, St. John‘s Smith Square, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Purcell Room, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Fairfield Hall and the Barbican Hall. Overseas he has played in France, Holland, Poland, America, Korea and Japan.

He studied at Chethams School of Music, the Royal Academy of Music and the Royal College of Music where he held the RCM Society Junior Fellowship from 2004–2006. A versatile musician, Dominic is in demand as a soloist, member of various chamber ensembles and accompanist to a wide variety of singers and instrumentalists.

Concerto performances include Beethoven’s Emperor, Grieg, Liszt No.1, Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue, Rachmaninov 3rd and Prokofiev 2nd. Of particular note was a performance with Itzhak Perlman at an evening soirée and performances of Tchaikovsky Concerto and Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals with the Osaka Philharmonic in Symphony Hall, Osaka.

In 2012 he participated in a fascinating JANET Arts Event at the RCM, using LOLA technology, to accompany a live instrumentalist in Edinburgh whilst he was in the London studio.This can be viewed on Youtube. Recent solo and duo recitals have been in Scotland, Oxford, Brighton Festival and various music societies. In 2011 he founded a new lunchtime concert series in London, Munster Square Music Live, and released his debut album Variations With Sound.

Dominic is on the faculty of Junior Academyand he is also a regular guest entertainer on Cunard Line and P&O cruises.

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