Iwan Llewelyn Jones, a faculty member from the School of Music and Media, Bangor University, is visiting China in October 2018 to perform and host masterclasses for music students in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.
Llewelyn Jones is leading a masterclass at the prestigious Steinway Hall in Beijing as well as performing a short concert for participants and Steinway patrons. Similar events take place at Shanghai Normal University (SHNU) and Steinway’s showroom in Guangzhou. SHNU is a close partner of Bangor University in China and sends a number of students to study music there every year.
Iwan Llewelyn-Jones has firmly established himself as one of the finest pianists of his generation. He is a graduate of the University of Oxford and the Royal College of Music and has performed at many of the worlds prestigious concert halls such as London’s Wigmore Hall and Queen Elizabeth Hall as well as Sydney Opera House and Leipzig Gewandhaus. He has also presented masterclasses and adjudicated competitions at all the major British conservatories with many of his students graduating from the Royal College of Music, the Royal Academy of Music, the universities of Oxford and Cambridge as well as Durham, Kings, Cardiff and Manchester.
Prof Chris Collins, Head of the Bangor University School of Music & Media, commented:
‘This is a wonderful opportunity for Bangor University to showcase not only its fantastic School of Music but also the high calibre of its teaching staff.’
Header photo: Bangor University © Iwan Lewis