In 2001, Jan Jiracek von Arnim was appointed professor for piano at the University for Music and Performing Arts Vienna, making him the youngest tenured professor in the history of that school. His students are regular prizewinners at international Piano Competitions. Mr. Jiracek von Arnim gives masterclasses on a regular basis, most recently at the Vienna Musikseminar, Mendelssohn Academy Leipzig, the Academy of Music in Katowice, PTNA Japan, Hamamatsu International Piano Academy and Paderewski Piano Academy.

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 Teaching at Hamamatsu International Piano Academy

He is a frequent juror at international piano competitions, e.g. Tchaikovsky for young musicians, London Piano Competition, Lev Vlassenko Competition Brisbane, Lalla Meryem International Piano Competition Rabat, Paderewski Piano Competition, Dong-A Piano Competition Seoul. Mr. Jiracek von Arnim also gives speeches and lectures on a regular basis, covering topics like "Frédéric Chopin as a piano pedagogue" or the development of Piano Pedagogy. Every year, he is invited by the Vienna Musikverein to give lecture concerts with his students on composers such as Franz Liszt, Sergej Rachmaninoff or Frédéric Chopin. In 2012, Jan Jiracek von Arnim received an Honorary Professorship of the China Conservatory of Music in Beijing, China. 

Mr. Jiracek von Arnim is the Artistic Director of the International Beethoven Piano Competition Vienna and Chairman of the Jury of that competition, which is being held every four years. 


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