Clement Acevedo, described as having “a biting rhythmic drive,” has performed in China, Philippines, and the US. He won first prize in the 2004 National Music Competition for Young Artists in the Philippines. He participated as a semi-finalist in the 2009 Heida Hermanns International Piano Competition. In 2014 he performed Ravel’s Concerto for the Left Hand with JMU Symphony as the winner of the concerto competition. He has also been featured as a soloist with the Metro Manila Concert Orchestra and the University of Santo Tomas Symphony, and has appeared as a chamber musician at the Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival, Staunton Music Festival, and the Chopin Symposium in Weston, MA. Recently, he has served as a faculty member of Eastern Mennonite University where he taught piano and music history. A doctoral candidate at James Madison University, he is from the studio of Gabriel Dobner and is writing his thesis on Russian composer Nikolai Medtner.
Diploma in Creative & Performing Musical Arts Piano Performance — University of the Philippines
Bachelor of Music Piano Performance; minor voice — University of the Philippines
Master of Music Piano Performance — Temple University
Master of Music Piano Pedagogy — West Chester University of Pennsylvania
DMA (candidate) Performance, Pedagogy and Literature — James Madison University