How do you get to be named Classical Music's "No.1 Maverick" ? By repeatedly defying expectations, delivering riveting performances and combining passion and innovation at every turn. Called a "musical force of nature", Jade Simmons is easily one of the most exciting and versatile artists on the scene today taking her audiences on concert adventures that span Rachmaninoff to Rap. As a speaker and presenter, Jade's impact spans a multitude of industries and touches an incredibly varied demographic, from kids to corporate. In her inimitable career as a concert pianist, Jade has remained committed to expanding the boundaries of Classical music and its presentation and as a result has revolutionized the concert platform. Today, she offers an incredibly diverse mix of repertoire from the Classics to the cutting edge and audiences have come to expect creative projects backed by riveting performances.
Using the model of her colorful career that has taken her influence well outside the borders of classical music, in this exciting musical keynote that spans musical genres, Jade empowers artists to unleash purpose beyond the stage. She challenges all audience members to create realms of impact and influence that play a unique role in today's society by way of expanding vision, molding more imaginative mindsets, and providing unique solutions to the world around us.