Pianist, accompanist, member of Three's Company
Tonya Lemoh has performed and recorded for ABC radio, Danish national radio and Danish television. She studied in Australia, USA, England and Denmark, and was faculty accompanist at The Boston Conservatory for two years, followed by an appointment as lecturer on the piano faculty at Copenhagen University. While based in Denmark, she gave master classes, adjudicated youth piano competitions, and performed regularly as soloist, chamber musician and lied accompanist in Northern Europe. She was concerto soloist with orchestras in Denmark and Bulgaria, and also performed in numerous international new music festivals in Australia, Denmark, Sweden and Finland. She has won several international prizes and awards, including first prize in Helsingor International Piano Competition and the Royal Academy of Aarhus Concerto Competition, and a Diplom d’Honneur in the International Grieg Piano Competition. She won the national Danish Radio Prize for best solo recording of the year in 2011. She has released five CD’s to date, for record companies Chandos, Danacord and Dacapo Records, to international critical acclaim. Her most recent solo recording, “Harmonies du Soir”, was named CD of the Month by musicweb-international. Tonya is an AMEB examiner in piano, and is currently pursuing doctoral studies on the piano works of Australian composer Raymond Hanson.