Jan-Paul Roozeman (1994) began his piano studies at the Espoo Music institute. From 2005 until 2014 he studied at the Sibelius Academy with professors Jussi Siirala and Erik T. Tawaststjerna and in 2014 continued his study at the Conservatory of Amsterdam in the class of Naum Grubert.
In 2009 he was elected ”Young Musician of the Year” by the Pro Musica foundation.
Jan-Paul has performed at many international festivals in various countries, including Estonia, Lithuania, Nagorno Karabakh, Armenia, The Netherlands, Belgium and Germany, in recitals, as an orchestra soloist and with chamber music.
He has been awarded prizes in many competitions, i.a. 2nd prize at the International EPTA Competition in Belgium 2010, the Grand Prix in the Helmi Vesa competition in 2012 and the 2nd prize in the Ilmari Hannikainen Competition in Finland, 2014.
In 2015 Jan-Paul performed a recital at the Piano Espoo festival in honour of Sibelius’ 150 year jubilee.
Among the most important performances of 2016 were a concert in the Marinsky-theater in St.Petersburg, a recital in Doesburg, The Netherlands, and concerts at the Turku Music Festival and the Oulunsalo soi –festivals in Finland.
In the 2016-2017 season he will perform in i.a. The Netherlands, England, Italy, Finland and Germany.
Last updated: June 2017