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Audience Favorite to Perform at Opening Ceremony

Published On: April, 2nd 2018 • Under: Young Artists

Leonid Nediak may have been the ultimate expression of the spirit of the 2015 Young Artists competition.  Barely 12 years old at the time, he looked to many like a small boy about to perform in his first recital.  Within seconds of the start of his first performance, however, the impression was quickly dispelled.  Young […]

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Winners to be Announced at Award Ceremony, Day After Final Round

Published On: April, 2nd 2018 • Under: Young Artists

In a break from CIPC tradition, winners of the first, second, and third prizes of both the Junior and Senior Divisions of the Young Artists competition will be announced at an award ceremony rather than immediately following the final round.  Special prize winners also will be announced at the ceremony, which will be held on […]

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Drew Petersen, Ran Dank & Soyeon Lee to Headline Guest Artist Series

Published On: April, 2nd 2018 • Under: Young Artists

Drew Petersen, the dynamic winner of the 2017 American Pianists Awards, will present the first of two outstanding evening concerts during the Young Artists competition on Monday, June 4, 8:00 pm at the Cleveland Institute of Music (Mixon Hall).  Mr. Petersen was presented at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall at age five and by age […]

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Prodigies Return!

Published On: April, 2nd 2018 • Under: Young Artists

Right on cue for spring, the brightest young talent from music schools and conservatories worldwide will soon arrive in Cleveland to compete in the 2018 Cleveland International Piano Competition for Young Artists.  This 11-day event made its debut as an international counterpart to CIPC in 2015, with the sensational young pianists demonstrating skill, poise and […]

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