Dominic is a prize-winning pianist and accompanist who works with our Junior Academy
Dominic's pianism has won him several prizes, including first prizes in the 22nd Brant International Piano Competition, British Music Society Awards, Eastbourne Symphony Orchestra Young Soloist Competition, a Chappell Gold Medal and a Director's Golden Jubilee Award at from the Royal College of Music, as well as a Laureate of the Corpus Christi USA International Competition for Piano and Strings.
In the UK Dominic has performed at 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 Chetham’s School of Music, the Royal Academy of Music and the Royal College of Music. Dominic’s piano concerto repertoire includes Beethoven’s Concerto No 5, ‘Emperor’, Brahms’s Concerto No 2, Grieg’s Concerto, Liszt’s Concerto No 1, Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, Rachmaninov’s Concerto 3 and Prokofiev’s Concerto No 2. Of particular note was a performance with Itzhak Perlman, performances of Tchaikovsky Concerto No 1 and Saint-Saëns Carnival of the Animals with the Osaka Philharmonic in Symphony Hall, Osaka.
Dominic is an Honorary Associate of the Royal Academy of Music (Hon ARAM). He is a faculty member of Goldsmiths, University of London and of the Junior Academy at Royal Academy of Music. He teaches at University College School and City of London School for Girls.
His latest album, 24+1 has received five-star reviews from International Piano Magazine and Classical Music Magazine. The release was described by BBC Radio 3’s Record Review as "A superbly curated collection, imaginatively compiled and navigated with flair by pianist Dominic John. Serendipitous delight!”