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“For Santa to perform and carry off with technical precision and musical clarity was an achievement which speaks volumes about the quality of the performer. It was a beautiful spectacle and indeed a gift of musical quality for the enchanted gathering.”

The Kerryman

Portfolio

Grieg Piano Concerto

Performances Photography

Chopin Ballade No 4

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Chopin Ballade No 3

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Chopin Ballade No 1

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Chopin Ballade No 2

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Chopin Ballade No 2

Hands on piano

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Hands on piano

Me & piano

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Me & piano

Work Experience

2010 - 2015

Killarney School of Music

Piano Teacher

2010 - 2015

County Cork School of Music

Accompanist

2007 - 2013

Cork School of Music CIT

Piano Teacher

Part time Piano Teacher at Cork Institute of Technology, Cork, Ireland

2007 - 2008

Kerry School of Music

Piano Teacher

Piano Teacher at Kerry School of Music, Tralee, Killarney, Ireland

Education

2016

Piano Performance Studies

Salzburg Mozarteum University

2015

Piano Performance Studies

Conservatorium van Amsterdam

2014

Participation in IPM Piano Masterclasses

Katowice, Poland

2011

Royal Irish Academy of Music

2007 - 2009

Master of Arts in Music

CIT Cork School of Music

2008

Tel-Hai International Piano Masterclasses

Tel-Hai, Isreal

2008

International Piano Masterclasses

Rzeszow, Poland

2008

Masterclasses

with pianists Dr Hugh Tinney, Romain Descharmes, Philip Martin, Dana Borsan

2001 - 2005

Bachelor’s Degree in Music

azeps Vitols Latvian Academy of Music, Riga, Latvia

1997 - 2001

Second Level Music Education

Emila Darzina School of Music, Riga, Latvia

1990 - 1997

Primary Level Music Education

Ogre Music School, Ogre, Latvia

Awards and Achievements

“Giorgos Thymis” International Piano Competition

14.01.2011. Semifinalist – “Giorgos Thymis” International Piano Competition. Thessaloniki, Greece

Mabel Swainson Pianoforte Award 2010

23.03.2010. Winner of the Mabel Swainson Pianoforte Award 2010, ESB Feis Ceoil 114th  Music Festival, Dublin, Ireland

“A.M.A. Calabria” International Piano Competition

23.05.2008. Semifinalist – “A.M.A. Calabria” International Piano Competition, Lamezia Terme, Italy

The Capuchin Order Perpetual Cup and Bursary

09.02.2008. Winner of “The Capuchin Order Perpetual Cup and Bursary”, Feis Maitiu Corcaigh, 83rd Music and Drama Festival, Cork, Ireland

Concours Musical de France

April 2006. Winner of Concours Musical de France (Prix CMF), International Piano Competition, Paris, France

Chamber ensemble of the Year

March 2003. Winner of the “Chamber ensemble of the Year” – Jazeps Vitols Latvian Academy of Music, Riga, Latvia

Young Pianist of the Year

May 2001. Winner of the “Young Pianist of the Year”, Riga, Latvia

Piano Accompanist Competition

November 2000. Winner of Piano Accompanist Competition, Riga, Latvia

Season 2017/2018 Programme

Godowsky

Pasacaglia

Chopin

Ballades No 1, No 2, No 3, No 4

Selected Nocturnes, Preludes, Waltzes and Studies

Fantasie – Impromptu op. 66

Sonata No 2

Liszt

Paganini Study No 3

La Campanella

Liebestraum No 3

Medtner

Sonata Reminiscenza

Mendelsohn

Seroius Variations

Rachmaninov

Concerto No 2

Concerto No 3

Concerto No 4

Rhapsody on a Paganini Theme

Schedule

06.08.2017

Concert with Choir

Cahersiveen, Ireland

04.06.2017

Concert with Gavan Ring

ISK Killorglin, Ireland

K Fest Evening Recital

03.06.2017

Concert of Up and Coming Artists

ISK Killorglin, Ireland

K Fest Evening Concert

04.06.2016

Piano Recital

ISK Killorglin, Ireland

K Fest Evening Piano Recital

01.06.2016

Piano Recital

Brehon Hotel, Killarney, Ireland

Evening Piano Recital

26.05.2016

Piano Recital

Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music

Lunchtime Concert

13.05.2016

Performance with Orchestra

Conservatorium van Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Students Concert

24.04.2016

Piano and Voice recital

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Lunchtime Concert

17.04.2016

Piano Recital

Papageno House, The Netherlands

Lunchtime Concert

01.04.2016

Piano Recital

Sweelinkzaal, Conservatorium van Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Lunchtime Concert

26.02.2016

Chamber Music Recital

Sweelinkzaal, Conservatorium van Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Lunchtime Concert

25.01.2016

Piano Recital

Haitinkzaal, Conservatorium van Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Lunchtime Concert

24.12.2015

Piano Recital

De Niuewe Poort, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Lunchtime Concert

15.09.2014

Piano Recital

ISK Killorglin, Ireland

Evening Concert

01.08.2014

Piano Recital

Lackabane, Killarney, Ireland

Evening Recital

28.05.2012

Piano Recital

Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music, Ireland

Lunchtime Concert

07.08.2011

Piano Recital

Loud Festival of Young Musicians

Evening Concert

04.10.2010

Piano Recital

National Concert Hall, Ireland

Evening Concert

16.06.2009

Piano Recital

Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music

Lunchtime Concert

05.03.2009

Piano Recital

Crawford Arts Gallery, Ireland

Lunchtime Concert

10.10.2008

Piano Recital

Aula Maxima, UCC, Ireland

Lunchtime Concert

30.06.2008

Piano and Voice recital

West Cork Chamber Music Festival

Lunchtime Concert

03.04.2008

Piano Recital

Crawford Art Gallery, Ireland

Lunchtime Concert

31.01.2008

Piano Recital

Curtis Auditorium, CIT Cork School of Music

Lunchtime Concert

27.01.2008

Piano with Orchestra Performance

Siamsa Tire, Tralee, Ireland

Evening Concert

09.08.2007

Piano Recital

Waterville, Ireland

Evening Concert

12.06.2007

Piano Recital

Killarney Library, Ireland

Lunchtime Concert

11.06.2007

Piano Recital

Killarney Library, Ireland

Lunchtime Concert

24.05.2007

Piano Recital

Brehon Hotel, Killarney, Ireland

Evening Concert

10.05.2007

Piano Recital

Kerry School of Music, Tralee, Ireland

Evening Concert

17.03.2006

Piano Recital

Riga School of Music

Lunchtime Concert

13.03.2006

Piano Recital

Ropazi School of Music

Lunchtime Concert

03.03.2006

Piano Recital

Skriveri School of Music

Lunchtime Concert

23.02.2006

Piano Recital

Saldus School of Music

Lunchtime Concert

16.02.2006

Piano Recital

Kekava School of Music, Latvia

Lunchtime Concert

09.02.2006

Piano Recital

Marupe School of Music, Latvia

Lunchtime Concert

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