July 25th, 8:29 am
July 19th, 1:23 pm
Behind the scenes of doing a virtual festival. We’re still presenting FROM Orcas. Here’s Artistic Director Aloysia Friedmann about to welcome viewers. I’m a hotshot director now. Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival Miró Quartet #onlineconcerts ... See MoreSee Less
July 15th, 12:00 pm
Thank you, Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra! I can’t wait to play in person again!We cannot wait to welcome Jon Kimura Parker, Concert Pianist, to Tallahassee for the 2020-21 season of YOUR Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra. Digital subscriptions are available - call 850-224-0461 for more information.
Jon Kimura Parker performs this summer at festivals in Lincoln Center, Sarasota, Bridgehampton, Boulder, Toronto, Santa Fe, Ravinia and Orcas Island. He is an Officer of The Order of Canada and holds Honorary
Doctorates from the University of British Columbia and the Toronto Conservatory of Music.
Jon Kimura Parker has collaborated recently with Leonard Slatkin, Susan Graham, Cho-Liang Lin, Frederica von Stade, and Sanjaya Malakar. As a founding member of Off the Score, Jon Kimura Parker performs with legendary Police drummer Stewart Copeland. Mr. Parker also tours with the Montrose Trio, with violinist Martin Beaver and cellist Clive Greensmith.
His YouTube channel features the Concerto Chat videos, promoting the piano concerto repertoire. He is the founding Artistic Advisor of the Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival and is the Artistic Director of the Honens International Piano Competition and Festival in Calgary, Alberta. Jon Kimura Parker is Professor of Piano at the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University.
“Jackie” Parker studied with Edward Parker and Keiko Parker, Lee Kum-Sing, Marek Jablonski, and Adele Marcus. He won the Gold Medal at the 1984 Leeds International Piano Competition. He is married to violinist/violist Aloysia Friedmann. For further information, please see jonkimuraparker.com, montrosetrio.com, offthescore.com, oicmf.org, and honens.com. ... See MoreSee Less