Welcome to the website for Philip Mead, concert pianist, composer and conductor from Cambridge, England. Mead is currently a visiting professor at the University of Hertfordshire and involved in numerous musical projects across the country. In October 2008 he organised a complete performance of the Associated Board "Spectrum" pieces wih 144 pianists; the first in the South of England.
In 2014 he organised a complete sponsored performance of Bartok's Mikrokosmos which raised over £3000 for a church restoration fund in Cambridge.
The British Contemporary Piano competition is a non-profit making competition founded by Philip Mead in 1988. The last competition took place in 2013. The next competition will take place in 2017.