Braimah and Konya Kanneh-Mason
Braimah's career so far...
Braimah Kanneh-Mason is an exciting and versatile young violinist. Currently in the class of Jack Liebeck, Braimah is a scholarship student at the Royal Academy of Music where he is winner of the Harold Craxton Prize, the John McAslan Prize and the Dame Ruth Railton Chamber Music Prize.
As a soloist, Braimah enjoys regular performances across UK and has most recently appeared at St. John’s Smith Square with the London Contemporary Orchestra, The Royal Concert Hall with the Nottingham Symphony Orchestra and the UK Diversity Legal Awards.
A member of the award winning Kanneh-Mason Piano Trio, Braimah has performed extensively throughout the UK, Europe, USA and the Caribbean. He has participated in numerous music festivals. Braimah is a passionate advocate for equal opportunity and diversity in music education. He has been a mentor at Sistema England, London Chamber Players and a violin tutor for consecutive years at the Antigua Music Camp. He is currently an artist in residence at Brighton College.
Konya's career so far...
Konya Kanneh-Mason studies at The Royal Academy of Music. She is winner of Nottingham Young Musician 2017, and joint winner of the Carlton MVC Music Makers Award 2018. Konya is also a member of Chineke! Orchestra, playing with them at the re-opening of Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank 2018.
Konya plays solo and chamber music, and has performed in concerts around the UK and in the Caribbean, including performances at Marlborough House to Prince Charles and The Duchess of Cornwall, and The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. She has played solo recitals and has played concerti including Mozart’s Triple Piano Concerto No 7 with two of her sisters. She will play Beethoven Concerto No 1 with The Orchestra of the Restoration in 2019.
Konya has also appeared with her siblings on numerous television and radio programmes, including the BAFTAs, Britain’s Got Talent, The One Show, Born to Shine, Al Jazeera TV, Channel 4, BBC World Service, BBC2 Classroom Heroes, the BBC4 documentary, Young, Gifted and Classical, and the CBS documentary for Sunday Morning, USA. Konya has also performed on BBC Radio 3 In Tune.