Samuel Dharma

  • MM (Rice)
  • Artist Diploma (RCM)
  • BMus/BA (UNSW)
  • LMusA
  • AMusA

Australian pianist Samuel Dharma is the winner of numerous piano competition awards in Australia, Canada and Germany. His playing has been described as “powerful” (Jungfrau Zeitung) with "an artistic sincerity and intensity which is compelling as well as rare" (Dr Robert Roux, Steinway Artist).

Samuel has given solo recitals and performed as chamber musician to audiences in Australia, Europe, and North America. His performances have been broadcasted by 2MBS FM. As soloist, he has performed with the UNSW Orchestra conducted by Steven Hillinger and Colin Piper. He is also the resident pianist at the Kawai Sydney International Masterclass Festival since 2015, performing works by Prof. Graham Hair and his composition students.

A graduate of the Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory (Toronto, Canada) and Rice University (Houston, USA), Samuel has studied with many of the most important artist teachers in the world such as Leon Fleisher, Robert McDonald, John O'Conor, John Perry and Jacques Rouvier.

Since returning to Sydney in 2014, he has maintained an award winning private teaching studio in the Hills District. His students include talented and dedicated students who are prizewinners in local and international competitions, as well as successful AMEB and Trinity diploma candidates. He is also a member of the piano faculty at the Conservatorium High School and Sydney Grammar School. He is honored to have been named AMEB NSW's 2023 Most Outstanding Private Teacher (Grade 7 to Licentiate), having previously been named in the Top 10 list in 2021 and 2022.

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Baulkham Hills, NSW
Francis Greenway Dr
Cherrybrook, NSW


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Details last updated: June 16, 2024