In less than ten years, the Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition has become the leading piano competition in Australia for young pianists on the verge of professional careers. In this section, you will find information on our previous competitors and jury members.
2003 Encouragement Award winner Jayson Gillham, at the age of 17, went on to reach the semi-finals of the 2004 Sydney International Piano Competition. In 2004, he was also awarded the national Hephzibah Menuhin Memorial Scholarship. He followed this up by winning third prize in the 2005 London International Piano Competition, where he was the youngest competitor and the first Australian in the history of the competition to reach the finals. As part of this competition, Jayson performed with the London Philharmonic Orchestra at Royal Festival Hall, London.
To find out more about Jayson, visit his website.