Piano, North York Music Festival concerto winner
Jarred Dunn has been described as "evocative and mystical" by the New York Classical Music Guides, and the First Belarusian Radio praised his debut with the Academic Symphony of Radio and Television in Minsk as "technically flawless performance.a subtle and deep inner experience created by a real musician." Further praises are found in local news such as SNAP Brampton and the Guardian for his performances and teaching. Mr.Dunn has appeared with local symphonies including the Rose Orchestra (Brampton), and abroad with Torun Symphony Orchestra (Poland), Budapest Chamber Symphony (Hungary), and Minsk Radio and Television Symphony (Belarus). He has played recitals and chamber music concerts in North America, Europe, and Australia. A prize winner in local music festivals since his early years, he received a Gold Medal and the Schimmel Trophy at the North York Music Competition, noted for his performances of both Chopin and Rachmaninoff. His articles are regularly published in the CMEA Journal. As David Dubal's assistant at Juilliard, Dunn has collaborated on The Piano Matters (Yale University Press) and another upcoming book. He received the W.O. Forsyth Award for outstanding piano playing upon graduation from the University of Toronto, which he attended on scholarship (B.M., B.Ed.), he studied at The Juilliard School with Yoheved Kaplinsky and was the last student of Jacob Lateiner. He received a Master of Music degree at the K. Szymanowski Academy in Katowice where he studied with Anna Górecka and continues to study there in the Post-Graduate program. Further studies include work with Edna Golandsky in New York, following his brief period of study with the late Dorothy Taubman.