Martin Cousin, photo by Jack Liebeck


ARCM(Performing), BMusRCM(Hons)1st Class, DipRCM(Teaching), DipRCM(PG)


North East of Scotland Music School 1991-1992

Royal College of Music 1992-1997


Miss Margaret Beveridge LRAM ARCM, 1981-1991

Mr John Blakely BA HonRCM ARAM ARCO, 1991-1997

Mr Yonty Solomon BMus FRCM, 1997-1999


Exhibition Scholarship at RCM 1996-97

Junior Fellowship at RCM(Anthony Saltmarsh) 1997-1998


Countess of Munster Musical Trust (2 years)

Sir James Caird Travelling Scholarships Trust (2 years)

Martin Musical Trust

Earl of Dalhousie Award(RCM)

Constant and Kit Lambert Award (RCM)

Knights of the Round Table Award



Millicent Silver Brahms Prize

John Ireland Piano Prize

Ellen Shaw Williams and Marmaduke Barton Prize (2 years)

Dannreuther Concerto Prize

Marjorie and Arnold Ziff Prize for an outstanding diploma Recital

All accompaniment prizes


Lisa Fuchsova Memorial Prize for a chamber music pianist (Royal Overseas League) 1997

Accompanist Prize at Tunbridge Wells International Young Artists Competition 1998


Ettore Pozzoli International Pianoforte Competition 2005 (Seregno, Italy)
1st Prize
Recording and printing of recital on compact disc
Special Prize awarded to the best contestant admitted to the semi-final in the judgment of pianist Aida Fino
Special Prize awarded for best performance of Pozzoli Studies
Special Prize awarded to the best classified from Rotary Club Lecco

Royal Overseas League Music Competition 2003
(London, England)
1st Prize and Gold Medal

Robert William and Florence Amy Brant Pianoforte Competition 1996
(Birmingham, England)
1st Prize

ISM Sheffield Piano Competition 1997
2nd Prize

Finalist, World Piano Competition 2000
(London, England)

Semi-Finalist, World Piano Competition 1997
(London, England)

Semi-Finalist, Leschitizky Piano Competition 2000
(Taichung, Taiwan)