Yannick Fiss

Yannick Fiß is 15 years old. He began studying the piano at the age of 4, and he took part in the “Youth makes music “ competition when he was only 6 years old. As the youngest contestant, he gained the highest possible score!

In 2015, he started lessons with pianist Christiane Behn www.christianebehn.de , professor of piano at the Hamburg Conservatoire.

He is sponsored by the Hans Kauffmann Foundation for gifted and talented young people. Yannick is now an experienced soloist and chamber musician. He is a finalist in the Steinway competition, gaining 2nd prize in the Chamber Music Section of “Youth Makes Music”. He also won the Irino Foundation/ Tokyo prize for the best interpretation of Modern repertoire.

In his spare time in Germany Yannick takes part in the enrichment programme of the Junior Academy for talented musicians. He has chosen to spend this year abroad, and is currently attending Wells Cathedral School, Somerset.