Jâms Coleman

Samling Artist Programme: 2015

Born in Anglesey, North Wales, Jâms Coleman is a versatile musician and has won prizes as a soloist and accompanist. He is an Oxford Lieder Young Artist, a Samling Artist and engagements include performances with James Gilchrist, Sir John Tomlinson, Nicholas Mulroy and Andrew Kennedy. He has performed at Wigmore Hall, on the BBC World Service, live on Radio 3’s In Tune, at the Leeds and Oxford Lieder Festivals, the Two Moors Festival and the Three Choirs Festival.

Jâms has appeared frequently as a concerto soloist in repertoire including Beethoven’s Third, Fourth and Fifth Piano Concertos and concertos by Chopin, Brahms and Mozart. He looks forward to returning to the Three Choirs Festival in July to give a lunchtime solo piano recital.

Jâms graduated from Girton College, Cambridge, where he read Music and was a choral scholar. He is currently studying for a Masters at the Royal Academy of Music with Professor Christopher Elton and Michael Dussek. He also has experience working as a Musical Director and repetiteur and in 2014 he conducted fifteen performances of Eugene Onegin across Wales.