12 November 2021

Famous pianist Joseph-Maurice Weder will hold master classes for the Foundation's scholars on November 15 and 16.

Famous pianist Joseph-Maurice Weder will hold master classes for the scholarship holders of the Music for Future Foundation on November 15 (Monday) and 16 (Tuesday), from 3PM to 5PM. The master classes will take place at Komitas Chamber Music House.


Master classes are open to students of musical institutions. Those applicants who didn't pass the scholarship competition can also be present at master classes as passive listeners. Entrance to master classes is allowed only in masks.



Since launching his international career with winning the prestigious Swiss Ambassador’s Award in London and his debut recital at London’s Wigmore Hall in 2013, the Swiss pianist Joseph-Maurice Weder has continued to capture the attention of audiences.


He has performed at some of the most prestigious concert halls around the world including Carnegie Hall in New York, Berliner Philharmonie, Musikverein Vienna, Laeiszhalle Hamburg, Wigmore Hall London, Tonhalle Zurich and Wiener Konzerthaus, as well as with many distinguished orchestras and artists.


Besides his concert activity, his great passion is teaching. In 2017 he was appointed to the piano faculty at the College in Aarau (Switzerland). Furthermore he was invited as a Guest Professor to give masterclasses at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama (Wales), Universidad Nacional de Música in Lima (Peru), Komitas State Conservatory in Yerevan (Armenia), Universidad EAFIT in Medellín (Colombia), Music Academy in Dnipropetrovsk (Ukraine), “Instituto de Artes da Universidade Estadual Paulista” de São Paulo (Brazil) and at the Fundación Musical Simon Bolivar („EL SISTEMA“) in Caracas (Venezuela).