Catherine Vickers

Catherine Vickers, born in Regina, is a Canadian pianist. In 1979 she won the International Busoni Competition and was distinguished with third prize at the International Piano Competition in Sydney in 1981. Catherine Vickers is also known for her work in the area of contemporary music. She was professor at the Folkwang University in Essen and is now professor at the University for Music and Performing Arts in Frankfurt. She has presented concerts in Asia, Europe and North America. Catherine Vickers has appeared as guest musician at international festivals for contemporary music (Darmstadt, Montréal, Munich, Salzburg, etc.), held master classes (Sommerakademie Salzburg, Varna Summer Festival, etc.) and served as juror at various piano and chamber music competitions.