2019 Preparatory Camp

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General Information

Dates: July 21 – July 28, 2019
Ages: 12 – 17
Location: Baldwin Wallace University, Berea, OH

The world-renowned CIPC is excited to launch a new competition preparatory camp for pianists aged 12-17 at Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio. Selected pianists will participate in an intensive 7-day-long camp led by distinguished faculty and guest artists that will include private lessons, master classes, competition workshops, concerto classes, seminars and will culminate in a student competition. Students will work alongside internationally recognized pianists and CIPC medalists, effectively immersing themselves in competition preparation, including practice and performance technique; career development; and preparation for rigorous competition lifestyles with mind and body wellness seminars.

Faculty


Yaron Kohlberg; 
President & CEO of CIPC

Described as “the pianist with golden hands” by international media, Jerusalem-born and Israeli native Yaron Kohlberg is one of today’s top Israeli pianists. He has played in major halls in 40 countries spanning five continents and has won more than ten international prizes, including the second prize at the 2007 Cleveland International Piano Competition.

 


Caroline Oltmanns; 
Steinway Artist; Professor of Piano at Youngtown State University.

A Professor of Piano at Youngstown State University and International Steinway Artist, Caroline Oltmanns has presented master classes and workshops in the United States, Switzerland, Germany, South Africa, Canada, and China. Her students have been accepted into prestigious programs in the US and abroad, and have pursued outstanding careers in music. She has recorded six solo CDs on the Filia Mundi label and her playing has been heard on radio stations in Chicago, Cleveland, Los Angeles, and Cape Town.

 

Dr. Sungeun Kim; Associate Professor of Keyboard at Baldwin Wallace University

Pianist Dr. Sungeun Kim has given numerous concerts in the U.S., Canada, Russia, Spain, Korea and Italy. She has appeared with the Russian Federal Orchestra in Bolshoi Hall at the Moscow Conservatory, the Banff Festival Orchestra, the International Chamber Ensemble of Rome and the Gijon Symphony Orchestra.

 

Sean Schulze; Chair, Preparatory Piano and Piano Faculty at Cleveland Institute of Music

Sean Schulze coordinates and teaches at CIM in the conservatory and preparatory department. His students have won numerous prizes at the state and national level. A prizewinner of several competitions, he has appeared as concerto soloist, solo recitalist and chamber musician throughout the U.S., South Africa, Mexico, Ecuador and Brazil.

 

Photo by Dario Acosta Photography

Stanislav Khristenko;
 2013 CIPC Mixon First Prize Medalist

Stanislav Khristenko’s performances have captivated audiences on four continents since his first solo recital at the age of 11. He has appeared as a soloist with the Cleveland Orchestra, Phoenix and Richmond Symphonies, and Hong Kong Chamber Orchestra, among others. Mr. Khristenko has won top prizes at some of the most prestigious international piano competitions. In 2013 alone he won First Prize at the Cleveland International Piano Competition, the Maria Canals International Music Competition, and was named Fourth Laureate at the Queen Elisabeth Competition.

 



Dr. Eric Zuber;
 2011 CIPC Third Prize Medalist; 2007 Gold Medalist Hilton Head International Piano Competition

During a period of just a few years, Dr. Zuber was a recipient of major prizes from ten of the world’s most prestigious international piano competitions including Arthur Rubinstein, Cleveland, Seoul, Sydney, Dublin, and Honens. For these and many other remarkable achievements, he was given the Arthur Rubinstein Prize by The Juilliard School. Dr. Zuber is also a two-time recipient of the Gina Bachauer Prize at Juilliard — one of only a handful of pianists in the school’s history to have won the award twice in two consecutive years.

 

Photo by Emily Burns

Dmitri Levkovich
; 2009 CIPC Medalist; 2010 First Prize China International Piano Competition

Dmitri honed his skills on the piano under the guidance of Sergei Babayan for 11 years and in composition at the Curtis Institute of Music. He is the winner of more than a dozen international piano competitions, including the China, Cleveland, German Piano Award, Gina Bachauer, Jose Iturbi and the Vendôme Prize. Dmitri has earned numerous ‘audience favorite’ awards and special prizes, notably for best performance of Chopin’s works.

 



Sara Daneshpour
; 2017 Third Prize Laureate at The Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition

Sara Daneshpour is the 3rd prize winner of the 2017 Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Competition, along with the 2014 prize winner at the Seoul International Music Competition and 2013 Laureate of the ProLiance Energy Classical Fellowship Awards of the American Pianists Association. She is the First Prize winner of the XII Concours International de Musique du Maroc (Morocco, 2012), 2nd prize of the 2007 William Kapell International Piano Competition, and 1st prize and Gold Medal winner of the 2007 International Russian Music Piano Competition.

Tuition & Fees

Room & Board: $400
Activity Fee: $150
Instructional Fee: $800
Program Fee: $150
Tuition Total: $1500

Applications due by March 31, 2019.

A non-refundable application fee of $50 must be submitted with the application. Applications postmarked or submitted online after 11:59 p.m. EST on March 31, 2019 will be subject to an additional $25 late fee. An application will not be processed until all fees are paid. All amounts are in USD.

Applications received after May 1, 2019 will not be processed.

Curriculum

Private lessons
Masterclasses
Seminars
Concerto class
Competition workshop
Supervised practice
Junior & Senior Camp Competition

Students will also attend a day-trip to Niagara Falls, NY.

More details to come!

Instructions for Chinese & Taiwanese Applicants / 关于中国大陆&台湾地区的申请说明

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In order to guarantee the high-quality and the professionalism of the preparatory camp, we will provide, at an additional cost, the young artists from mainland China and Taiwan regions with auxiliary services, including assistance on the U.S. visa application, air ticket booking, full-journey bilingual chaperone, professional translation services for camp activities, and bilingual printing materials.

 

For more information, please kindly contact:

Raymond ZUO
CIPC China-Area Representative
TEL: +86 183 8038 9998
Email: [email protected]


为了确保本次活动的高质量和专业性,我们将为来自中国大陆&台湾地区的青年艺术家们提供更为完善的服务,包括安排赴美国签证、机票方面的手续协助及预定,全程双语接待和陪同,专业音乐类翻译协助(大师课及一对一指导等),所有资料双语印刷等。所有的中国区服务内容将会收取额外的费用,请悉知。

详情请咨询:

左航川

CIPC中国地区责任联络人

电话:+86 183 8038 9998

邮件:[email protected]