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Jon Kimura Parker

Jon Kimura Parker piano

Jon Kimura Parker was born, raised and educated in Vancouver, studying piano with his uncle Edward Parker, music theory with his mother Keiko Parker, and subequently with Lee Kum-Sing at the Vancouver Academy of Music and at the University of British Columbia.

This season Mr. Parker performed as guest soloist with the National Symphony at the Kennedy Center, in Carnegie Hall in Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3, and on tour with the Montrose Trio and with iconic Police drummer Stewart Copeland in Off the Score. He has hosted Whole Notes on Bravo! and also CBC Radio’s Up And Coming. In May he was awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Conversatory of Music and this spring will receive an Honorary Doctorate from UBC. He is an Officer of the Order of Canada.

Jon Kimura Parker is Professor of Piano at Rice University in Houston. For further information please see jonkimuraparker.com.

february 2017


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