About

James Algermissen is a young musical artist. He plays piano, guitar, drums, bass, and sings. He loves music, and it is central to who he is. He enjoys a wide variety of music; classical, pop, rap, rock, country, and others. He has been writing music for most of his life, and he loves to improvise on the piano. In the last 2 years he has been focusing on writing songs for vocals as well as piano, and experimenting with different types of music.

AWARDS AND NOTABLE MENTIONS - INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC

United States International Duo Piano Competition, First Place, 2020

Festival for Creative Pianists, 8 First Place Awards, 2019

National Piano Playing Auditions, American College of Musicians, District Winner, Intermediate Class, 2019

United States International Duo Piano Competition, First Place, 2019

Festival for Creative Pianists, 2 First Place Awards, 2018

National Piano Playing Auditions, American College of Musicians, National Winner, Intermediate Class, 2018

United States International Duo Piano Competition, Third Place, 2018

Festival for Creative Pianists, 4 First Place Awards, 2017

National Piano Playing Auditions, American College of Musicians, National Winner, Intermediate Class, 2017

National Piano Playing Auditions, American College of Musicians, District Winner, Elementary Class, 2016