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Biography

Pianist Shane van Neerden (b. 1999) has been studying in the Netherlands for three years and has already well established his name throughout the country. He has performed in such venues as het Concertgebouw Amsterdam (live for Radio 4), het Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ, as well as on the television program Podium Witteman.

Born in America, he started piano lessons privately from the age of six until three years ago for the majority of his teenage years with professor Carl Cranmer. Among other teachers with whom he has worked include Elisso Virsaladze, Jacques Rouvier, Robert Levin, and Susan Starr.

Shane has won numerous competitions throughout the U.S.A. as well as in France. When he first came to Amsterdam, he won a competition at the Conservatory of Amsterdam resulting in a performance of Liszt’s Totentanz under the direction of Ed Spanjaard.

In addition to his work as soloist, he also has a piano quartet named after the Dutch painter Jan Mankes. The group recently made a four-concert tour through Portugal last summer.

Photo credit: Marije van den Berg

Biography

Pianist Shane van Neerden (b. 1999) has been studying in the Netherlands for three years and has already well established his name throughout the country. He has performed in such venues as het Concertgebouw Amsterdam (live for Radio 4), het Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ, as well as on the television program Podium Witteman.

Born in America, he started piano lessons privately from the age of six until three years ago for the majority of his teenage years with professor Carl Cranmer. Among other teachers with whom he has worked include Elisso Virsaladze, Jacques Rouvier, Robert Levin, and Susan Starr.

Shane has won numerous competitions throughout the U.S.A. as well as in France. When he first came to Amsterdam, he won a competition at the Conservatory of Amsterdam resulting in a performance of Liszt’s Totentanz under the direction of Ed Spanjaard.

In addition to his work as soloist, he also has a piano quartet named after the Dutch painter Jan Mankes. The group recently made a four-concert tour through Portugal last summer.

Shane van Neerden

Photo credit: Marije van den Berg

“Very conscientious and focused. Beautiful sound and concentration.”

– Ralph van Raat on Shane’s performance of Schoenberg’s Op. 11 –