Geoffrey Conquer, piano, winner of the 2015 McGill Concerto Competition
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN Leonore Overture, No. 3, Op. 72a
SERGEI PROKOFIEV Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 16
JEAN SIBELIUS Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 43
Geoffrey Conquer, soloist:
Canadian pianist Geoffrey Conquer is currently pursuing an Artist Diploma in Solo Piano Performance at McGill University's Schulich School of Music. He holds a M.Mus. and a B.Mus. from the same institution and since 2008, has studied with the renowned Georgian pianist, Professor Marina Mdivani. He has worked in masterclasses with celebrated artists Daniel Pollack and Lily Dorfman, and has studied collaborative piano with Michael McMahon, Dr. Julia Gavrilova, and Kyoko Hashimoto. Geoffrey has been awarded numerous scholarships from McGill University and other arts organizations. He is a two-time First Prize winner of the McGill Symphony Concerto Competition, a Second Prize winner at the 2014 and 2015 Siegfried Weishaupt International Piano Competition in Germany, and a Laureate of the Canadian Music Competition.