Jaeden Izik-Dzurko

The Piano 2024 edition of the International Montreal Music Compeitiopn has published the winners. First Prize went to Jaeden Izik-Dzurko (25, Canada), Second Prize to Gabriele Strata from Italy and Third Prize to Anthony Ratinov (USA).

Born in Salmon Arm, British Columbia, Jaeden Izik-Dzurko earned his Bachelor of Music degree at The Juilliard School with Yoheved Kaplinsky and his Master of Music degree at the University of British Columbia with Corey Hamm. He is also a former student of Ian Parker. He currently studies with Jacob Leuschner at the Hochschule für Musik Detmold and Benedetto Lupo at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia.

He is a First Prize winner at the 2022 Hilton Head International Piano Competition and the 2022 Maria Canals International Music Competition. Most recently, he was awarded the First Prize, the Canon Audience Prize, and the Chamber Music Award at the 20th Paloma O’Shea Santander International Piano Competition. He is also a Grand Prize winner at the Federation of Canadian Music Festivals’ National Competition, a winner of Juilliard’s Gina Bachauer Scholarship Competition, and a Second Prize and J.S. Bach Prize winner at the OSM Competition. He is also the recipient of a 2024 Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship.

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