Maxim Heijmerink (Amsterdam, 2000) is pianist and composer. He was eleven years old when he started piano lessons. After one year he reached the finals of the Amsterdam Concertgebouw’s Youth Talent Concours. 2015 is the year he got accepted by the young talent class of the Amsterdam Conservatory. Maxim played in the Concertgebouw several times and many other concert halls in the Netherlands. He also played on national television and national radio. Maxim won two times the first prize in the Prinses Christina Concours and won other national prizes. Together with the Rotterdam Youth Orchestra (RYO) he played Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1. He also performed this concerto with a chamber orchestra in Berlin. In Ahoy, Rotterdam, the RYO orchestra played Maxim’s composition as part of a charity initiative for 25.000 people. In the summer of 2019 Maxim went on a concert tour through the USA and Canada. Later in this year Maxim played a concert in the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste for the dutch community in Zürich. This year he also won the Classic Young Masters award in Rotterdam. Maxim had masterclasses with Nikolai Demidenko, Dmitry Bashkirov, Emanuel Krasovsky, Igor Roma, Jacques Rouvier and Boris Berman.
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