The Vancouver Piano Ensemble is dedicated to the promotion and performance of multi-piano music. Its members comprise
Each of these members are solo and chamber music artists in their own right.
The group was formed in 2000 and has, since that time, performed at various venues locally, in Greater Vancouver, Victoria, Langley, Abbotsford and further afield, in Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Italy, and various parts of China, to standing ovations. In 2001, 2004 and 2009 the VPE, in collaboration with the renowned Baynov Piano Ensemble from Germany, played concerts for various combinations of pianists, including up to 32 hands on 8 pianos. In 2002, the VPE was invited to open the Third International Competition for Piano-Six Hands, in Marktoberdorf, Germany.
Individual members of the VPE have performed concerts in various cities in Canada, the USA, Singapore, Germany, the Netherlands and more to critical acclaim. In addition, the music recorded by the VPE on its two CDs has been heard on national radio in Canada in various country-wide programs. A third CD is expected to become available in 2011.