Johnathan Devey is an 18 year-old aspiring concert pianist living in Victoria, B.C. Born in Tokyo, he started piano lessons at age 5 and since then has always wanted to have a career in music. In his childhood, he has won awards in the North Shore Musical Festival in Vancouver and the European International Piano Concours in Japan. Since moving with his family to Victoria 5 years ago, Johnathan has participated in the Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival every year, representing Victoria at the B.C. Provincial Festival twice and winning the City of Victoria Medallion, the highest award for piano, in 2019. He now studies in the music program of the University of Victoria. Recently, he won the Strauss Foundation Scholarship, with which he will attend the Mozarteum Summer Academy this next summer in Salzburg, Austria. As a performer, Johnathan has a passion for sharing his love of music with people through solo repertoire, piano concertos, and chamber music.

Semi-Final Program

Memoriam for the Victims of Chonobyl - L. Kuzmenko

Sonata in C Minor, K.457, 1st movement - W.A.Mozart

Variations serieuses, Op.54 - F. Mendelssohn

Final Program

Prelude and Fugue No.9 in E Major, BWV 854
Book 1 of the Well-Tempered Clavier - J.S.Bach

Variations serieuses, Op.54 - F. Mendelssohn

Valses nobles et sentimentales - M. Ravel