Our task is to form veritable talents who possess the necessary gifts to become masters, without attending to the ungifted mediocrity.

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János Kéry

János Kéry

Keyboard and Harp Department

Piano

 
Born: 1974, Debrecen
 
Academic degree, university position: senior lecturer
 
Studies:
1981-1987: Simonffy Emil Music School, Debrecen (Irinyi Tamásné)
1987-1993: Kodály Zoltán Secondary School of Music, Debrecen (Piano: Erzsébet Helyes, Attila Pless, Composition: Jenő Keuler, Chamber music: Zsolt Molnár) – Graduation with summa cum laude
1993-1994: Boise State University, USA (Madeleine Forte)
1994-1999: Liszt Ferenc University of Music, Budapest (István Lantos, András Kemenes, Márta Gulyás) – Diploma with summa cum laude
1999-2005: Hochschule für Musik Saar, Germany (Thomas Duis) – Diploma with summa cum laude
2015: Liszt Ferenc University of Music (Nagy Péter) – DLA
 
Scholarships:
1998-1999: Scholarship of the Hungarian Republic
2000: Eötvös - Hungarian State Scholarship
2000-2001: DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst) Scholarship
2001-2002: Nicolaus Cusanus Scholarship
2003-2004: Saarland Scholarship
 
Master Classes:
Ferenc Rados, Dimitrij Baskirov, György Kurtág, Vadim Suhanov, Malcolm Bilson, Florent Boffard
 
Teaching experiences:
1997-1999 and 2004-2009: Zoltály Kodály Hungarian School of Choral, Budapest –piano
2004-: Franz Liszt University of Music – piano as a second instrument
 
Invited lecturer, master classes, jury memberships:
2004, 2005, 2006: Sankt Vendel International Music Camp – piano and chamber music
2009: Master class at the Universidad Autónoma de México Escuela Nacional de Música, Mexico City
2009: Jury at the Angelica Morales National Piano Competition, Mexico City
2009&2010: Jury a Semmelweis Music Competition, Budapest
2012: Masterclass at theMexico's Conservatory of Music, Mexico City
 
Membership:
1999-: Hungarian Music Society
 
Awards, prizes:
1992: Kodály Award
1993: Boise State Concerto Competition (USA) - I. prize
1994: Idaho State Piano Competition (USA) - II. prize
1999: Artisjus Award for Hungarian Contemporary Music Performance
 
Concerts:
Hungary, Slovakia, Rumania, Germany, France, Holland, England, Finland, USA, Canada, Mexico
 
Radio recordings:
Hungarian National Bartók Rádió, SR II (Germany), BSU (USA)
 
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