Artist Bio

Jon Kimura Parker, piano

Pianist Jon Kimura Parker recently appeared as soloist with the orchestras of Chicago and Philadelphia and at Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center. He is a founding member of the Montrose Trio and founded Off the Score with legendary Police drummer Stewart Copeland. Professor of piano at Rice University, Artistic Advisor of the Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival, and Artistic Director of the Honens International Piano Competition, Jon Kimura Parker studied with Edward Parker, Keiko Parker, Lee Kum-Sing, Marek Jablonski, and Adele Marcus. He is an Officer of the Order of Canada.

2019–2020 Music@Menlo Appearances