Currently works as a piano teacher at the Brussels International Music School and other music schools.
Jakub Jirásek (*1994) is a Czech pianist. At the age of 6 he started learning to play the piano with Ludmila Zemanová. Later he studied at Pardubice Conservatory with Inna Tolmačová and at Jaroslav Ježek Conservatory Prague in the class of Irina Kondratenko-Parker. Since 2018 he has lived in Belgium, where he graduated from the Royal Conservatory of Brussels in the class of Aleksandar Madžar. Moreover, he participated in masterclasses with Alexander Romanovsky, Jan Michiels, Antonio Rósado, Alessandro Commellato, etc.
During his studies he won prizes at several international piano competitions and festivals. In addition to solo piano, he devotes himself to chamber music, especially to collaboration with singers. In 2022 he was selected as one of the participants of the Udo Reinemann International Masterclasses for duos (singing + piano) in Brussels, which gave him the opportunity to gain several months of experience in song accompaniment under the guidance of renowned professors from Europe and the USA (Alexandra Coku, Anthony Spiri, Margreet Honig, Jochen Kupfer, Alexander Fleischer, Marti Hirvonen, Claar ter Horst, Christian Libor by Christianne Stotijn).
He also got a master’s degree in English philology at Masaryk University Brno (Czech Republic) where he connected his knowledge of music and linguistics in phonesthetic research.