2021 Festival

Stephen Emmerson

Stephen EmmersonBefore his recent retirement, Stephen Emmerson was on the full-time staff at the Queensland Conservatorium for several decades, and he currently continues there as an adjunct professor. He studied piano at the University of Queensland with Pamela Page and later with Peter Wallfisch in London. He has maintained a busy career as pianist and chamber musician for many years, having performed widely in concerts and festivals around Australia and beyond.  He has performed duo recitals with many pianists including Roy Howat, Stewart Kelly, Bernard Lanskey, Sonya Lifschitz, Peter Roennfeldt and Angela Turner and has performed in each of the Australian Piano Duo Festivals.