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CIPC Board Honors Six Special Patrons

Published On: February, 5th 2013 • Under: Community Connections

Richard and Connie Manuel, Mal and Barbara Mixon, and George and Rosalyn Sievila were unanimously elected Honorary Directors of the Cleveland International Piano Competition at the Annual Meeting in December.  The action was taken to honor their remarkable services and contributions to the Competition over the course of many years of dedicated support.  All of […]

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Grab a Seat for a Great Performance!

Published On: February, 5th 2013 • Under: Community Connections, Concert Series

CIPC’s Pierre and Sophié van der Westhuizen will hold the spotlight for an exciting piano duo performance as part of the Cleveland International Film Festival FILM FEAST fundraising series.  The concert will be held at the Warrensville Heights branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library on Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 7:00 pm.  The event is […]

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Upcoming Events: PianoPaloozas

Published On: February, 5th 2013 • Under: Events

Piano Portraits Alexander Schimpf will perform for a small group of fortunate individuals at the home of David Franklin, Director of the Cleveland Museum of Art, and Antonia Reiner-Franklin on Sunday, March 10 at 3:00 pm.  The event, which is sponsored by Mrs. Clara Rankin, is nearly sold out.  Call the CIPC office at 216-707-5397 […]

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How a Pianist Makes a Good Impression

Published On: February, 5th 2013 • Under: Competition, Young Artists

CIPC Artistic Director Paul Schenly and Executive Director Pierre van der Westhuizen have just finished reviewing the applications and performance DVDs submitted for the 2013 Competition.  Based on this experience, Pierre offers young pianists advice on how to make the best impression. This week, 110 very talented pianists received notification that they advanced to the […]

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