About

Augustine is an award-winning Filipino Canadian pianist whose performances have taken him across the United States, Canada and Italy. At the age of 15, Augustine won the gold medal at the Technics World Music Festival performing Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No.2 at the Jack Singer Concert Hall in Calgary, Alberta. He subsequently won the grand prize in both provincial and national piano competitions within Canada, including the Kinsmen, Lyell Gustin and Florence Bowes Piano Competitions.

Augustine completed his Bachelor's and Master's of Music at the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal with high distinction, and received his Graduate Performance Diploma as a full scholarship student at The Boston Conservatory. While at The Boston Conservatory, Augustine won first prize at the annual Concerto Competition, earning him a performance of Gershwin's Concerto in F with The Boston Conservatory Orchestra, conducted by Bruce Hangen at Harvard University's Sanders Theater. He has also performed on numerous occasions as part of The Boston Conservatory's Piano and Chamber Music Honors Concerts. He has also worked with conductor Enrico Marconi, performing Mozart's Concerto No. 21 "Elvira Madigan" with the Sinfonia Perusina at The Basilica of San Francesco d'Assisi, Italy.

Augustine recorded for the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corportation) after having been selected through the competitive “auditions jeunes artistes d’Espace musique de Radio-Canada”.

Augustine is also a proud member of Materia Collective, a music label that specializes in video game music. He has recorded several solo and collaborative albums through them, including "Undertale Piano Collections" composed by Toby Fox, arranged for piano by David Peacock, which was featured on the top 20 Classical Music Billboard Charts.

Augustine’s past teachers have included Michael Lewin, Henri Brassard, Kathleen Solose and Raoul Sosa.