Przemek Dembski

Students' prizes and awards

  • 1st prize(gold medal) at the Windsor Piano Festival 2017 (Mia Guildford)
  • merit at the Windsor Piano Festival 2017 (Natalia Bajer)
  • Commended at the Ealing Piano Festival 2017 (Rana Abid-Ali)
  • 3rd prize (bronze medal) at the Ealing Piano Festival 2017 (Emir Abid-Ali)
  • 1st prize (gold medal) at the LVS Ascot Festival 2017 (Mateusz Skowera)
  • 2nd prize(silver medal) at the Marlow Festival 2015 (Mateusz Skowera)
  • 2nd prize(silver medal) at the Marlow Festival 2015 (Margaret Pardoe)
    2nd prize (silver medal) at the Windsor Piano Festival 2015 (Mateusz Skowera)
  • Commended at the Windsor Piano Festival 2015 (Robin Li)
  • Successful entry audition at the Trinity Laban College of Music (Melody Huang)
  • 1st prize at the LVS Ascot Festival 2015 (Rana Abid- Ali)
  • 2nd prize at the LVS Ascot Festival 2015 ( Robin Li)
  • honours diploma at the LVS Ascot Festival 2015 (Duncan Munro)
  • merit diploma at the Marlow Festival of Music and Drama 2014 (Rana Abid-Ali)
  • highly commended at the Marlow Festival of Music and Drama 2014 (Margaret Pardoe)
  • highly commended at the Marlow Festival of Music and Drama 2014 (Robin Li)
  • 3rd prize at the Marlow Festival of Music and Drama 2014 (Duncan Munro)
  • 2nd prize at the Marlow Festival of Music and Drama 2014 (Mateusz Skowera)
  • 1st prize (gold medal) at the Windsor Piano Festival  2014(Duncan Munro)
  • 2nd prize (silver medal) at the Windsor Piano Festival 2014 (Mateusz Skowera)
  • 2nd prize ex aequo (silver medal) at the Windsor Piano Festival 2014 (Rana Abid-Ali)
  • Highly commended at the Woodley Festival of Performing Arts (Margaret Pardoe)
  • 2nd prize (silver medal) at the Basingstoke Music and Arts Festival 2013 (Margaret Pardoe)
  • 1st prize (gold medal) the Kingston Young Musician Festival 2013 (Margaret Pardoe)
  • EPTA cup at the Kingston Young Musician Festival 2013 (Margaret Pardoe)
  • Kick Start Grant (Radian)- 2012 (Arjan Sagoo)

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Bio

Born in Poland in 1987 Przemek Dembski is a concert pianist, chamber musician and piano teacher currently based in London – UK.  After graduating with distinction from the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice (Poland) he moved to UK and became a postgraduate student at the Royal College of Music in London. In 2010-2012 he was following the  Master’s Programme in Performance course,  studying with professor Niel Immelman (in the year 2010/2011  studied  with Kevin Kenner). Przemek was generously supported by the Royal College of Music Scholarship.

As a flexible musician Przemek is interested in many various aspect of piano playing including classical solo and chamber performance, jazz improvisation, composition and preparing piano arrangements.

It’s certainly a huge passion and unleashed imagination which make Przemek’s interpretations specific and unique. But these are followed and organised by inquisitive analysis of the score and  thorough intellectual preparation and research including all historical, cultural, scientific and stylistic references. The balance between the huge variety of colours, moods and emotions and perfectly logical and natural narration is the highest goal he wants to achieve while preparing his interpretations.
Prizes, performances and awards

Przemek’s performances have take him to many European countries and venues as a laureate and participant of many competitions and festivals both for solo and chamber musicians. The most important appearances included: Steinway Hall and Royal Albert Hall – Elgar Room, St Martin in the Fields, St. James’s Piccadilly in London, Polish Cultural Institute in Madrid, Polish Cultural and Social Institute in London, Conservatorie de Paris and many others.

As a solo performer and chamber musician Przemek performed on the masterclasses with many famous pianists such as Joseph Banovetz, Bruno Canino, Therese Fahy, Kevin Kenner, Aleksei Orlovetsky, Dhang Thai Son, Anthony Spiri, Joseph Stanford, Adam Wodnicki also participating in the courses led by Mitsuko Uchida, Alfred Brendel and John Lill.

Przemek is a holder of many prestigious awards and prizes both in Poland and UK. The most important include: The Audience Prize – St. Martin Chamber Music Competition- London 2013, The Royal College of Music Scholarship (2009, 2010), The Managing Director’s Special Award – Jaques Samuel Piano Competition(2012), The 1st place and The Philip Carne Foundation Prize – RCM Competition “Ensemble with Piano”,  The Polish Ministry of Culture and National Heritage Scholarship (2009), The Polish Prime Ministry Scholarship (2004, 2005, 2006) and many others. Because of his interest of influence that history of musical styles has on interpretation, Przemek is also a prize-winner of two Polish theory of music competitions.