Stephen McIntyre is one of Australia’s most eminent pianists and teachers.
After initial studies in Melbourne, Stephen McIntyre studied in France and Italy with Nadia Boulanger, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli and Guido Agosti. He was Head of Piano at the Victorian College of the Arts until 1993. His performances of the complete piano music of Ravel won the National Critics Award.
Stephen McIntyre has performed as concerto soloist with all major Australian orchestras; he has presented solo recitals throughout Australia, and in the UK, Italy, France, Germany, Holland, and India.
He was a founding member of Australian Chamber Soloists, Principal Artistic Advisor for Musica Viva during 1995/96, and Director of the chamber music program for the Melbourne International Festival from 1989-99. He was Artistic Director of the Port Fairy Spring Music Festival from 2005 till 2009.
Stephen McIntyre is Associate Professor in the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. In 2003, he was the recipient of the Sir Bernard Heinze Award for distinguished contribution to music in Australia, and in 2007 he was awarded the Order of Australia (AM).