Julian Martin

Instrumental Focus

  • piano

Programs Taught

  • Solo Piano

Julian Martin, piano, is winner of the 1975 Montevideo International Piano Competition. Other major prizes include the Ravel-Casadesus (now Cleveland International), Gina Bachauer, and Kapell competitions, as well as the Collaborative Prize at the 1982 Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow. Martin has made tours of North and South America, Europe, and Asia. He has recorded with violinist Berl Senofsky and flutist Robert Willoughby and premiered works of composers Richard Rodney Bennett, Stephen Albert, Mario Davidovsky, and Edward Barnes. Martin is a jury member for the Montreal, Iowa, and Jaén international piano competitions and for Stars of the Twenty-First Century in St. Petersburg. He is a member of the original selection committee for the Gilmore Foundation and founder and artistic director of the International Piano Festival of Gijón. Martin is a regular guest faculty member at the Glenn Gould School in Toronto, the Banff Centre, and Bowdoin Summer Music Festival. He has given master classes in Argentina, Colombia, England, Germany, Israel, Japan, Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, and Venezuela. Martin was on faculty at the Oberlin Conservatory from 1982 to 1987 and the Peabody Institute from 1987 to 2002.