john Humphreys studied in London and Vienna. He made his Wigmore debut in 1972 and since then has played throughout the UK, abroad and on BBC radio with his piano duo colleague, Allan Schiller. Together they have recorded Busoni and Schubert for Naxos. John was assistant head of piano at Birmingham Conservatoire from 1982 to 2009. In 1998, he was awarded the ARAM from the Royal Academy of Music in recognition of his distinguished contribution to music.