Lance Coburn has established himself as a charismatic performer with exceptional facility. He won First Prize at the Tomassoni International Piano Competition in Cologne in 2001 and has performed as a soloist with the major Australian orchestras including the Sydney Symphony, as well as many international symphony orchestras including the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra and the WDR Rundfunkorchester Köln.
Coburn graduated from the Queensland Conservatorium of Music with the school’s highest honours. He furthered his studies at the Moscow Conservatory and the Royal Irish Academy of Music. During his studies, Coburn was the recipient of numerous first prizes, including the inaugural Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition, the Australian Young Performers’ Award, the David Paul Landa Scholarship and the Hephzibah Menuhin Scholarship. Coburn regularly plays with Ireland’s leading chamber musicians and has performed at many notable festivals in ensembles and as a soloist. He is a piano lecturer at the Royal Irish Academy of Music in Dublin.