Clinton Denoni (BMus, MMus)
“Having made a name for himself in Canadian music circles as a pianist of rare ability,” 29-year-old Canadian pianist Clinton Giovanni Denoni has performed in North America’s most prestigious recital halls including Cleveland’s Mixon and Kulas halls and Vancouver’s Chan Centre, to name a few. He has been deeply inspired by his teacher and mentor Edward Parker; “Clinton…has matured into an impressively dynamic, colourful pianist who performs with passion and authority, and I foresee a brilliant future for him.”
In September of 2008, Mr. Denoni was accepted into the University of Victoria and awarded the Cathcart scholarship annually for outstanding academic and pianistic achievement. In June of 2012, he graduated from the University of Victoria with his Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance. In September of 2012, Mr. Denoni was accepted into the Cleveland Institute of Music and was awarded and maintained a $25,000 annual scholarship for outstanding pianistic and academic achievement. During this time, he had the privilege of collaborating alongside Daniil Trifonov in performance master classes. In May of 2014, he graduated with his Master of Music degree in Piano Performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music. Mr. Denoni’s most recent orchestral collaborations include The Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra, Thompson Valley Orchestra, and Orchestra Philomusica performing Grieg’s A minor Concerto, Beethoven’s Concerto No. 1, and Mozart Concerto K. 467, respectively. Mr. Denoni has had the immense pleasure of studying with Shoko Inoue, Edward J. Parker, Ian Parker, Dr. Jamie Syer, Marc Durand, May Ling Kwok, and Emanuela Friscioni, among others.
Currently, Clinton Giovanni Denoni is actively teaching, adjudicating and performing in Vancouver, British Columbia. This summer, he is a guest artist and clinician at The Eckhardt- Gramatté Conservatory of Music at Brandon University in Manitoba where he will be performing and lecturing on Dalcroze Eurhythmics.
Listen to the performance from the 10th Anniversary Gala Concert:
“Reflets dans l’eau” by Claude Debussy
Clinton Giovanni Denoni (piano)