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Jury selected for 2013 Competition

Published On: October, 9th 2012 • Under: Competition

Eight distinguished pianists and pedagogues have been selected to serve on the jury for 2013, including Jury Chairman Einar Steen-Nøkleberg, Andrzej Jansinski, Daejin Kim, Alexander Korsantia, Haesun Paik, Roberto Plano (first prize winner at the 2001 Competition), Nelita True, and Frank Weinstock.  Meet them after the jump.

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Spencer Myer returns with his own “Fascinating Rhythm”

Published On: October, 8th 2012 • Under: Concert Series, Events, Past Winners

Spencer Myer, a native Clevelander and medalist at the 2005 Competition whose career has skyrocketed over the past several years, will return to his home town for an extraordinary concert in the Tudor Ballroom of the Tudor Arms Hotel on Sunday, November 11 at 4:00 pm.

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Romantic Masterworks: A view from the audience

Published On: October, 1st 2012 • Under: Concert Series

CIPC Executive Director Pierre van der Westhuizen shares his experience at the September 30 concert featuring Eric Zuber, Mark Dumm, and Bryan Dumm. Sunday promised to be a perfectly golden, fall day in Cleveland, and this culminated in a personal highlight: I have always loved Mendelssohn’s Piano Trio in d minor, op. 49, and when […]

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5 Questions for Alexander Schimpf

Published On: September, 20th 2012 • Under: Competition, Past Winners

First in a series of conversations with interesting people connected to the CIPC.  Watch this space for more! 1.  How did you first learn about the CIPC and what compelled you to apply? The competition is well known anyway – again and again I had heard about friends and colleagues who took part, and I […]

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