BONNIE BROWN is a Franco-Australian concert pianist. As a soloist and collaborative musician she has performed across Europe, Asia, North America and Australia, in prominent music festivals and performance venues, including Wigmore Hall, London, the Sydney Opera House, Australia, on Broadway, New York, across France, as well as with Australia's leading orchestras and on the radio internationally.
At the invitation of the French Government, in 2008 Bonnie Brown was Australian Artist in Residence at the Cité internationale des arts, Paris. To assist with her performance research in Europe, she was the recipient of over 20 grants and scholarships. These include, from France, the 2nd Prize internationally from the Fondation Nadia et Lili Boulanger (Paris) for 2009-2010, and from Australia, the prestigious Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship, the Australia Council for the Arts Project Fellowship, to name a few (full list of prizes a and scholarships here)
Her mentors and teachers include celebrated concert pianist Cristina Ortiz (2008-2018), renowned French pedagogue and concert pianist France Clidat (2008-2012) and her assistant Paul Blacher at the Ecole normale de musique de Paris, Professor Alexandr Satz (2003-2004) at the Universität für music und darstellende kunst, Austria and Professor Ronald Farren-Price A.M., Australia. She holds the Diplôme supérieure d'enseignement (6ème niveau) from the Ecole normale de musique de Paris, as well as a Master of Music (performance) from the University of Melbourne, Australia, which she completed with a full post-graduate scholarship. She attended the Victorian College of the Arts Secondary School in Melbourne, Australia where she graduated Dux of the school, her exceptional results at the end of her schooling afforded her a full scholarship for her undergraduate studies at the University of Melbourne.
In 2018 Bonnie Brown founded Concerts sans frontières, an international chamber music series for which she is also artistic director, which launched at the Australian Embassy in Paris.
Examples of my work as a concert pianist https://www.bonniebrownpiano.com/watch-listen
Information about my work as a teacher https://www.bonniebrownpiano.com/teaching-experience-1