A student of Mary Beattie, sixteen-year-old Kevin Jansson has been the winner of numerous awards both at home and abroad including the International Isidor Bajić Piano Memorial Competition in Serbia. He gave his first piano recital at the age of 12 and one year later, he made his concerto debut during the Cork International Choral Festival. Here, he performed Mozart’s Piano Concerto in D Minor with the CIT Cork School of Music Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Geoffrey Spratt.
Kevin was the youngest participant and joint winner of the Thierry Scherz prize at the Sommets Musicaux de Gstaad Festival in Switzerland. As his prize, Kevin was afforded the opportunity to record his debut solo piano CD with the Swiss recording company Claves, which is due to be realeased this year.