Jeremy Young

Photo of Jeremy Young

Head of Chamber Music and Professor of Piano


Email: [email protected]

Head of Chamber Music

Tutor in Chamber Music

Senior Tutor in Piano

Jeremy is the Head of Chamber Music at the RNCM. He coordinates and runs the RNCM’s busy International Chamber Music Department alongside Donald Grant (Deputy Head of Chamber Music – Strings), Rob Buckland (Deputy Head of Chamber Music -Wind, Brass and Percussion) and Small Ensemble Coordinator, Alanah Moulsdale.

He coaches all disciplines in ensemble performance specialising in piano chamber music – and is also a Senior Piano Tutor in the School of Keyboard Studies.

A founder member of the Manchester Piano Trio, Jeremy has also partnered many of the worlds most distinguished musicians including Olivier Charlier, Mark Padmore, Julian Bliss, Liwei Qin, Peter Cropper, Roderick Williams, Thomas Riebl and Karine Georgian in venues such as the Lincoln Center (New York), Herbst Theater (San Fransisco), National Concert Hall (Dublin), Esplanade Hall (Singapore), Almaty Concert Hall (Kazakhstan) and Wigmore Hall. Festival appearances include Mecklenburg –Vorpommern, Graz, Lake District, Harrogate, Endellion, Brighton, City of London and Dartington.

He has also appeared as solo recitalist at the Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts, The Arts House (Singapore), Hsingchu Concert Hall (Taiwan), Bridgewater Hall (Manchester) and the Southbank Centre and has performed concerti under the baton of Sir Richard Hickox and Marcus Stenz.

Jeremy has broadcast for BBC Radio 3, Classic FM, RTÉ Lyric FM, BBCTV, Channel 4 and radio in USA, China, Russia and much of Europe. His recordings are available on EMI Asia, Decca, Sony, Meridian, Signum, Champs Hill and Somm. He recently recorded a disc of chamber music by William Sterndale – Bennett with the Villiers Quartet due for release by Naxos in September 2018.

An internationally recognised teacher, Jeremy has given classes at Yong-Siew Toh Conservatory – Singapore, Shanghai Conservatory, Hsingchu University – Taiwan,  Sibelius Academy in Finland, Conservatorio di Verona, Yehudi Menuhin School, Royal Academy of Music, Tunnell Trust and the European Chamber Music Academy.

In 2006 Jeremy founded the Alfriston Summer Music Festival in Sussex (now South Downs Summer Music) which he directed for 10 years and of which he remains the Chairman. He curated ‘Haydn –The Innovator’ Festival in Manchester in 2007, ‘O Albion’ – Chamber Music of the British Isles Festival’ in 2010 and BudaFest – Music of Hungary Festival at RNCM in 2017.

Jeremy Young studied at the Purcell School of Music, the Royal Academy of Music and the Royal Northern College of Music.

“Young matches her with a prodigious technique that demonstrates the full range of his artistry and his piano’s capabilities. -this latest entry by Sadie Fields and Jeremy Young is definitely one I shall be keeping and returning to often. Very strongly recommended “


FANFARE 2016 (CD recording of Brahms Sonatas for Violin and Piano- Champs Hill)


Undergraduate Teaching

Chamber Music


Postgraduate Teaching

Chamber Music


Selected Outputs


  • W.A. Mozart W.A. Mozart Piano Concertos K414,415,449, Benyounes Quartet, Jeremy Young Piano, String Quartet, Meridian
  • Shostakovich and Britten Shostakovich and Britten Cello Sonatas, Karine Georgian and Jeremy Young Cello and Piano, Somm, 28th-30th August 2006
  • Brahms Brahms Sonatas for Violin and Piano, Sadie Fields and Jeremy Young Piano and Violin, Champs Hill, 2016
  • ,