Belgian pianist Fem Devos finished her bachelor’s degree in the conservatorium of Ghent in 2016 with Vitaly Samoshko. She continueel her studies in Maastricht with Katia Veekmans, where she spent three years improving all aspects of piano playing, discovering new repertoire and developing as a performer. She obtained her master’s degree in 2019 with the highest possible mark for piano.
Studying in Maastricht has opened up many opportunities for her. She expanded her view on life and in the musical world and confirmed once more her love for music and chamber music in particular.
As a soloist, Fem has played on stages in Maastricht, Paris, Brussels, Liège, Ghent, Kortrijk, Heerlen, amongst others. In 2019, Fem performed Camille Saint-Saëns’ 5th piano concerto with the University Orchestra of Maastricht and with Continuo Orchestra in Ghent. In April 2019 she was selected to play in the final of the Music Award Maastricht and in 2013, Fem received a 2nd prize on the Belfius Classics.
Besides being the pianist of Chekhov trio, Fem also works regularly together with singers and other instrumentalists. She forms a duo with Serbian mezzo-soprano Teodora Drozdik-Popović (photo) and a four hands piano duo with Scottish pianist Anna Michels.
As a passionate musician, Fem is always looking for new inspiration. She developed herself during additional masterclasses on solo piano with Julien Libeer, Ellen Corver, Valentina Berman, Enrico Pace, Daniel Blumenthal, Philippe Entremont, Marie-Noëlle Damien and on chamber music with Osiris Trio, Shunske Sato, Shuann Chai, Rusquartet, Nemtsov Duo and Sigiswald Kuijken, amongst others.