Eoín Fleming is a 19 year old Irish Pianist, studying at Shenandoah University, VA. He started his studies in piano at age 6 in the Royal Irish Academy of Music (RIAM) with Colma Brioscú. He then continued studies with Alexander Bernstein, Prof. Réamonn Keary and is currently studying at Shenandoah University with Dr. John O’Conor.
By the age of 7 (2005) Eoín had performed in the RDS Concert hall at the High Achievers award concert, the High Achievers Award Gala concert in Dublin Castle. In 2009 he performed for former President of Ireland, Mary McAleese at Áras an Uachtarán at a Dinner Soirée. And in the same year he was asked to be the Child Pianist in the movie “Parked” starring Colm Meaney.
Eoín excelled in his studies of Piano in the RIAM, achieving Scholarship with Distinction in every grade. He has won numerous competitions in the RIAM Pianofest and Feis Ceoil most recently the Anthony Glavin Cup for his performance of Rachmaninov’s 2nd Piano Sonata in Bb minor.
He has participated in masterclasses given by Alexej Gorlatch, Pavel Nersessian, Martina Filjak, Finghin Collins, Christopher Elton, Robert Kulek, Murray McLachlen. In 2013, Eoín performed Beethoven’s “Ghost” trio in a masterclass giving by Peter Cropper at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester. Also Eoín performed Mozarts Sonata no.17 in C major for Piano and Violin with Colma Ní Bhriain
He was one of 23 in the world to be selected to compete in the inaugural Junior Van Cliburn International Piano competition, Texas (2015).Eoín has also been awarded 1st Prize in; The Fr. Frank Maher Classical Music Award (for all instruments), The Lucien and Maura Tessier Scholarship for Pianists, and The Bank of Ireland Catherine Judge Memorial Award (for all instruments)
In 2016, Eoín debuted Carnegie Hall’s Weill Hall performing Beethoven’s 5th Piano Concerto “Emperor” with the New York Concerti Sinfonietta, October 2016. And he debuted with Shenandoah University’s Symphony Orchestra performing the 1st movement of Rachmaninov’s 3rd Piano Concerto.
Most recently Eoín was a competitor in the 2017 Suzhou Jinji Lake International Piano Competition, and was a Semi-Finalist in the 2018 Dublin International Piano Competition and received the Charles J. Brennan Prize, for the furthest Irish pianist in the competition.
Eoín has a passion for piano and performance that he hopes to further with his studies in Shenandoah