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Fiona Jane Watson

Fiona Jane Watson
Fiona Jane Watson
  • Faculty, Oscar Peterson School of Music
  • Examiner



Originally from Ottawa, Fiona Jane Watson is a Toronto based pianist who is in demand both as a solo and collaborative artist. Ms. Watson champions both the standard and contemporary repertoire and has premiered several solo and chamber works across Canada. She holds an ARCT from The Royal Conservatory of Music, and was awarded several scholarships in her post -secondary education. Ms. Watson holds a Bachelor in Piano Performance from McGill University, the Advanced certificate in Performance from the University of Toronto and a Masters in Performance and Pedagogy from The Glenn Gould School (through Thompson Rivers University). Ms Watson has studied at the Banff School of Fine Arts, the Orford Arts Centre and the Adamant School. Principal teachers include Sandra Webster, Tom Plaunt and Marietta Orlov.
Ms. Watson has performed in master classes for celebrated musicians that include André Laplante, Angela Hewitt, Jane Coop, John Perry and Marc Durand. She has recently given recitals at the McMichael Gallery of Ontario, Gallery 345, The Canadian Music Centre, the Richard Bradshaw Ampitheatre at the Canadian Opera Company, the Tenri Cultrual Institute of New York, and the Arts and Letters club of Toronto. She was recently a contributor and advisor to the 2022 piano syllabus.
Ms. Watson combines her love of performing with teaching and is a member of the College of Examiners for The Royal Conservatory of Music. She is also a frequent adjudicator across North America in all levels of piano.