Vincent Corver, International Award-Winning Concert Pianist & Producer was nominated for the 2013 Grammy Awards for his Warner Music CD recording of his Steve Reich arrangement “Piano Counterpoint”, published by Boosey&Hawkes. His recordings and performances received global, five-star acclaim from The Gramophone Magazine, BBC Music Magazine, The Guardian, The Independent, American Record Guide & many others. His Debut CD on the CPO label received the Diapason D’Or Record Award in 2009. In November 2013, Corver wrote the music to the film "One Moment" by Alex Klim, winning Triple Platinum at the Marcom Film Awards, including 1 Platinum and 2 Gold Awards at the AVA Digital Digital Awards.
As a recording- & performing artist, Corver has had worked with a wide variety of artists & orchestras around the globe. He founded the internationally renowned London Steve Reich Ensemble in 2004, featuring global concert appearances amongst a world-premiere with the London Royal Ballet, choreographer William Tuckett and principle dancers. Besides his classical career, the Dutch-born Pianist & Composer has become an established composer & producer in the film- and mainstream music scene. In 2006 he got introduced and performed for Michael Jackson at the piano in London. He was approached by the renowned Start AKON to collaborate on the new “Stadium” album. His latest VEVO Music Video “Why”, in collaboration with the American Film producer Nyk Schmalz aired nationwide in the US. In 2015 he commenced working with the renowned Swiss Film Composer Martin Tillman and in 2016 with the Emmy Award Winning Film Composer Barnaby Taylor & Grammy Award Winning DJ Paul van Dyk.
Besides his music career, Corver performs as a strategy specialist, educating young professionals in their career development stages on topic of strategic planning. His objective is to introduce different avenues of exploration resulting in generating a key-understanding on how to shape one’s unique (artistic) product and/or specific asset, and knowing how to bring this to the industry’s attention. His writings were published by the European Council of High Ability, TESOL and holds connections with the American Physiological Association in Washington, the Weill Cornell Medical University and many other institutions around the globe.
Corver started his professional music education at the age of twelve in 1992 at the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague - Holland, studying with Marlies van Gent, graduating Bachelor of Music with the renowned concert pianist Geoffrey Douglas Madge in 2004. Leaving Holland for new musical challenges he was accepted at the Royal Academy of Music in London, concluding his Master of Music in performance studies with Joanna McGregor and Daniel-Ben Pienaar in 2007.
“My mission is not to quote others, but to state purely and entirely
my individual observations & experiences generating
a singular vision, approach and problem solving attitude."
(Grammy Nominated Concert Pianist)