First Prize: $25,000, presented by Zoya Reyzis
Second Prize: $10,000, presented by The Hershey Foundation
Third Prize: $5,000, presented by Peg and George Milbourn
First Prize: $10,000, presented by The Payne Fund
Second Prize: $5,000, presented by Clara T. Rankin
Third Prize: $2,500, presented by Peter and Sue Osenar
$1,500 to the audience favorite based on a balloted vote taken at the final round performances on May 21, presented by Mr. and Mrs. William Ivancic.
$500 for the best performance of a work by Johann Sebastian Bach, presented by David Osage and Claudia Woods in memory of Bill Weaver.
$500 for the best performance of a work by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, presented by David Osage and Claudia Woods in memory of Bill Weaver.
The first prize winner, senior division, will receive a debut recital at The Frick Collection in New York, one of the most respected concert venues in the city. The concert will be held on August 13, 2015. CIPC is grateful to Michael Horvitz for his support of this very special event.
The first prize winner, senior division, also will receive a special invitation from the International Franz Liszt Competition in the Netherlands to perform at Amsterdam’s famous Grachtenfestival this summer. Concurrently, the winner will participate in the Competition’s Master Class Academy being held August 17 – 24 in Utrecht and Amsterdam. The Academy will include master classes in solo piano and chamber music, an entertaining cooking clinic, media training, and guided tours of Dutch cultural gems such as the Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum. Transportation, board, lodging, and tuition will be provided.