New York based pianist, Hayley Lam is an award winning composer who specializes in both contemporary jazz and classical music. She began her studies in music at a very young age, earning her Associate Diploma, ATCL Recital Piano from the Trinity College of London when she was just eleven. She then proceeded to earn her Licentiate Diploma, LTCL Recital Piano and Associate Diploma, ATCL Recital Violin a couple of years later. Hayley is also a holder of the Yamaha Teacher’s Grade specializing in Piano since the age of twelve. With a profound interest in contemporary and jazz music, she was awarded a scholarship to further her studies at the prestigious Berklee College of Music. With her exceptional musical abilities, she completed her Bachelor of Music with a Five-years Dual Major Degree Program in Performance and Jazz Composition in just one and a half years.
With her musicianship compared to as "Stravinsky meets Brookmeyer", she was selected as the Finalist at the Seattle Women's Jazz Orchestra (SWOJO) Annual Jazz Composition Contest for Women Composer in 2016. Hayley Lam is also a 2017 Global Music Awards (GMA) winner in the Composer and Jazz Big Band category. GMA is a top-tier international music competition that honors talented musicians around the world. In 2017, her solo piano work "Distant Structures" is selected to be the winner of the "Contemporary Piano 2017" international composition competition held at Athens. She is also selected as the composer showcase winner of the International Jazz Conference JEN at New Orleans. Her works are also commissioned to be played at the Women of the World equator festival, which will be held in London later this year.
2nd February 2018 8.30pm: Sara Ontaneda @ The West End Lounge, New York
18th January 2018 7.00pm: James Labrosse Collective @ Nublu, New York
29th October 2017 9.00pm: Mostacho Xprmt @ Pianos, New York
21st October 2017 7.00 pm: Women of the World - Poetry and Music @ Hall 2, Kings Place, London
10th September 2017 8.00 pm: Audio and Video Production by An Art Artistry @ Athens, Greece
19th August 2017 1.00 am: Mostacho Xprmnt @ Rockwood Music Hall, New York
1st August 2017 10.00 pm: Mostacho Xprmnt @ The Way Station, New York
28th July 2017 9.00 pm: James Labrosse Collective @ Pine Box Rock Shop, New York
11th July 2017 7.00 pm: James Labrosse Collective @ Shrine Harlem, New York
7th July 2017 7.30 pm: The Music of Words @ Sounds of the City, New York
23rd May 2017 8.30 pm: Mostacho Xprmnt @ Shrine Harlem, New York
6th May 2017 1.00 pm: Year End Concert @ Brooklyn Borough Hall, New York
7th January 2017 2.00 pm: JEN Young Composer Showcase @ Hyatt Regency Hotel, New Orleans
11th December 2016 1.00 pm: B2R Christmas Event @ Hempstead House, Long Island, New York
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