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Pascal Nemirovski is recognized as one of the most sought-after piano pedagogues in the world with many of his students winning top international prizes (Leeds, Busoni, Ettlingen, YCA New York, YCAT London, BBC New Generation Artist…) and many of whom are now successful recording artists represented by major Concert Artist Management companies (Harrison Parrott, Askonas Holt, Intermusica, Columbia Artist Management…). Among them Lise de la Salle, Louis Schwizgebel, Daniel Lebhardt, Mario Mora, Roman Kosyakov, Emanuil Ivanov...

He studied at the Juilliard School with Nadia Reisenberg and Adele Marcus from 1981 to 1984 on a full scholarship (Steinway & Freundlich Fund). Then he continued his studies in Paris with France Clidat and Alexis Weissenberg and started to give concerts and masterclasses in Europe, the United States and Asia.

At the age of 28, his vocation for teaching was recognised by violinist Vladimir Spivakov who invited him to teach and supervise the Masterclasses of the International Festival of Colmar and was the youngest professor, among internationally renowned figures including Dmitri Bashkirov, Pascal Devoyon, Gary Graffman, Vladimir Krainev, Reina Shereshevskaia, Tatiana Zelikman...


Since this experience, he started to be invited to give lectures, Masterclasses, workshops all over the world.

He is also very much in demand as a jury member at International Piano Competitions throughout the world and has been appointed Artistic Director and Chairman of the Jury of the “Concours International de Piano Antoine de Saint-Exupéry” (Saint-Priest/Lyon, France) in 2017.

For 10 years, he has taught at the Royal Academy of Music in London and was awarded Honorary Associate of the Royal Academy of Music (Hon ARAM). Having much experience in teaching, he was also responsible for the Subject Specialism “Piano Pedagogy” for LRAM (Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Music) and edited two books. During this period, he also taught at the Purcell School.

In 2016, he joined the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, where he now holds the position of “International Chair” in Piano.


His CD “Entre Ciel et Terre” devoted to Chopin, Prokofiev and Scriabin has been unanimously acclaimed by the press.

Pascal Nemirovski is a Steinway Artist.



China: Shanghai Conservatory & Middle school, Beijing Central and China Conservatories & Middle school, Shenzhen Arts School and Guangzhou Conservatory & Middle school.

Finland: Sibelius Academy, Helsinki.

France: MusicAlp, Courchevel and Tignes, Colmar, International Festival, Conservatoire Supérieur de Paris.

Germany: Edwin Fisher Summer Academy, Potsdam

Ireland: Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin.

Italy: MusicFestPerugia, Perugia.

Israel: Buchmann-Mehta School of music, Tel-Aviv and The Jerusalem Music Centre.

Lithuania: Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, Vilnius.

Philippines: University of Santo Tomas. University of the Philippines.

Russia: Moscow Conservatory and Central school of Music attached to the Conservatory.

Spain: Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid, Valencia International Performance Academy and Festival, Campillos International Piano Competition, Talent Music Summer Courses&Festival.

Taiwan: International Taipei Maestro Piano Festival, National Taiwan Normal University.

UK: Royal College of Music, Royal Academy of Music, Chetham’s International Summer School and Festival for Pianists, Manchester. Cadenza, Purcell School, Oxford University.

USA: Young Concert Artists, New-York. Manhattan International Music Competition. San José International Piano Competition. Piano Texas International Festival & Academy.



  Pascal Nemirovski is proud to have been involved in  the teaching of these prize-winning pianists from the 

 Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.

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Luigi Carroccia (Italy)

Van Cliburn International Piano Competition (2017), USA: Quarter-Finalist.

Domonkos Csabay (Hungary)

1st Prize of Brant-Birmingham International Piano Competition.

Natanael Grinshtein (Israel)

Selected by The Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition and The Buchmann-Mehta School of Music top young Israeli Pianists to play live at The Buchmann-Mehta in Tel Aviv.

Emanuil Ivanov (Bulgaria)

1st Prize: Busoni International Piano Competition (2019), Italy.

2nd Prize: Casagrande International Piano Competition (2019) & Audience Prize, Italy.

Andrei Ivanov (Belarus)

4th Prize: Valencia International Piano Competition (2017), Spain and winner of the “Best Interpreter of Spanish Music”. 3rd Prize: Birmingham International Piano Competition (2018), UK.

Roman Kosyakov (Russia)

2nd Prize "UK Piano Open" International Piano Competition (2020).

1st Prize: Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition (2018), UK & 

The Audience Prize & the “ Royal Philharmonic Orchestra” Prize.
1st Prize: Sheepdrove Inter-Collegiate Piano Competition (2018), UK and the Audience Prize.

4th Prize: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry International Piano Competition (2017), France.

Daniel Lebhardt (Hungary) Represented by Askonas Holt​

1st Prize: Young Concert Artists auditions (YCA), Paris and New York.
1st Prize: Young Classical Artists Trust (YCAT), London.
Sydney International Piano Competition (2016): Most Promising Pianist prize.

Edward Leung (USA)

Gold Medal Winner Donohoe Prize (2017).
3rd Prize: Piano Campus International Piano Competition (2018), France.
Winner Brighton and Hove Concerto Competition (2018).
Winner, Appelbe Piano Prize of the North London Festival of Music & Drama and Winner, Watford International Piano Competition.







Sept 2015 - now


International Chair in Piano
Piano Professor
2019 Artistic Director of the 1st Royal Birmingham Conservatoire International Piano Festival

Sept 2006 - Aug 2016


Piano Professor
Responsible of the Subject Specialism "Piano Pedagogy" for LRAM (Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Music)
HonARAM (Honorary Associate of the Royal Academy of Music)

Sept 2011 - Aug 2017


Piano Professor
Specialist Music School for young gifted musicians

2017 - now


Artistic Director of the Competition
Chairman of the jury

2006 - 2015


Artistic Director of the Competition
Chairman of the jury


Pascal Nemirovski is the Artistic Director and the Chairman of the Jury.

5, 6, 7, 8 May 2022
Saint - Priest (Lyon)



Photo credit: Candian Li
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