CIPC Blog


Building the audiences of tomorrow on #GivingTuesday

Published On: November, 26th 2019 • Under: Uncategorized

You probably know that your support on Giving Tuesday helps the Cleveland International Piano Competition provide Northeast Ohio with two weeks of breathtaking musical performances. But did you also know that your donation supports a full range of audience programming and community and educational initiatives for all audiences? Highlights from our 2019 educational outreach programs […]

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Piano Competition Application Tips

Published On: November, 6th 2019 • Under: Competition

The deadline to apply for the 2020 Cleveland International Piano Competition is coming up. As you prepare your application, here are some things to keep in mind: The heart of any piano competition application is the video. Strive for the highest quality sound you can manage (let your friend with the new iPhone 11 put […]

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Four Pianos, Eight Hands, One Incredible Encore!

Published On: October, 28th 2019 • Under: Events, Past Winners

CIPC hosted its annual Encore! gala benefit on October 12, 2019, in the beautifully appointed Founders Ballroom of the InterContinental Hotel Cleveland. More than 275 guests gathered for dinner, drinks, raffle, and musical performances from past medalists Arianna Körting (2012), Jiayan Sun (2013), and Konstantin Soukhovetski (2003). CIPC President Yaron Kohlberg and master of ceremonies […]

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CIPC for Young Artists Medalist Arianna Körting on Learning to Play

Published On: October, 8th 2019 • Under: Events

CIPC for Young Artists Medalist Arianna Körting was three when she heard a song on the radio and played it by ear on the piano.  That was enough for her mother to put her in piano lessons. Körting sat down with award-winning pianist, writer, Ted Talk presenter, and series host of Living the Classical Life, […]

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