Johan Sandback - pianist

Johan Sandback was born in Uppsala, Sweden where he started playing the piano at the age of six.
After graduating from the Royal University College of Music in Stockholm he studied with Prof. Aaron Shorr at the Royal Academy of Music in London. In 2002 he took his Postgraduate Diploma in solo performance and won the prestigous competition, Carpenter Piano Recital Prize at the Royal Academy.
Johan has taken part in masterclasses in Europe with Dimitri Bashkirov, Jiri Hlinka, Paul Roberts, Hans Leygraf and others. He has won first prize in several other competitions, including Ivar Rondin Competition and Pulcinella Piano Competition, and has received scholarship awards from the Academy of Music in Sweden.
As a performer he has, besides giving solo recitals, been specializing in the duo repertoire for piano and string instruments.
Johan is also a devoted piano teacher and is since 1999 a member of the board of EPTA Sweden.
In the year 2001 Johan founded the discussion forum which later developed into the website and the last couple of years he has mainly focused on managing and developing this well established Internet service for pianist, teachers and piano students.

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Current work and projects

Piano Street (CEO)
Piano Visions (Producer)
GKiS (Producer)
EPTA Sweden (Treasurer)

Contact information

Phone: +4687200430
Mobile: +46707355777



W Stenhammar - Piano Concerto no 2 in d-minor 3rd movement
(Live with Uppsala Chamber Orchestra conducted by Paul Mägi)

Selected Repertoire - Solo Piano

Piano Concertos  
W A Mozart Piano Concerto no 20 in d-minor
J Haydn Piano Concerto in D-major
L van Beethoven Piano Concerto no 1 in C-major
E Grieg Piano Concerto in a-minor
W Stenhammar Piano Concerto no 2 in d-minor
Solo Pieces  
J S Bach French Suite in f#-minor
  Partita in Bb-major
W A Mozart Fantasia in c-minor
  Sonata K 311 in D-major
  Sonata K 330 in C-major
  Sonata K 331 in A-Major
  Sonata K 457 in c-minor
L van Beethoven Sonata op 13 c-minor ("Pathetique")
  Sonata op 31 no 2 in d-minor ("Ghost")
F Schubert Four Impromptus op 142
F Chopin Studies from op 10 and 25
  Scherzo no 1 in b-minor
  Selected Nocturnes and Mazurkas
R Schumann Fantasiestük op 12
J Brahms Sonata no 3 in f-minor
  Variations on a theme by Schumann, op 11
S Rachmaninov Preludes (selection)
C Debussy Preludes (selection)
A Schönberg Sechs kleine Klavierstük op 19
S Prokofiev Sonata no 2 in d-minor
D Schostakovich Preludes and Fugues from op 87
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