An array of prizes handed out to fantastic amateur pianists at this unique Midwest competition. The Chicago Amateur Piano Competition are pleased to announced its winners. The 2-round is becoming one of the most popular amateur competitions in the US as it allows pianists new to the competitions to give it a try and see how they do on stage, and so on. Many 2-round competitors come back and enter the 3-round competition. Their experience is that the players in both competitions are quite comparable in technical and musical ability and simply lack the competition experience or the repertoire to enter the more challenging 3-round competition. Michelle Steffers is a resident of Pittsford, New York.
Cliburn International Amateur Piano Competition to Take Place in 2022
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It has been held annually since The competition is widely considered to be one of the top-level competitions for amateur musicians in the world. They come from all walks of life — doctors, office workers, lawyers, students, pensioners, engineers, and many others.