Bernie Smith is an acclaimed English Keyboard player and pianist. He began playing piano by ear at the age of four. Later he studied classical piano and also developed interests in popular music, jazz and synthesizers! He has performed with a huge variety of contemporary artists including Kylie Minogue, Vanessa Mae and most recently Annie Lennox, with whom he played at the London Live 8 concert. Bernie played on Barry Mason's new album and says he is utterly thrilled to be playing at the magical Prague Proms.