About Piano Cleveland

Piano Cleveland Blog

malachi mixon and wife presenting award at cleveland international piano competition

Remembering Visionary Honorary Director,
A. Malachi Mixon, III

General
01/05/21

Piano Cleveland joins the arts community in mourning the passing of A. Malachi Mixon, III, a beloved member of the Piano Cleveland family and visionary supporter of the Cleveland International Piano Competition. Learn more about Malachi’s involvements here.

Continue Reading
5 Things to Expect from our First Virtual Competition

5 Things to Expect from Our First Virtual Competition

Competition
07/13/20

Want to watch? Go to our homepage, pianocleveland.org. All sessions begin at 7 pm EDT, and are rebroadcast the next day at 7 am EDT and 2 pm EDT. When you get to our website, click the ”play” button and the stream will start when the broadcast begins. As many of you know, the COVID-19 […]

Continue Reading
Piano Cleveland

Hello! We’re Piano Cleveland.

General
02/07/20

We present the Cleveland International Piano Competition, one of the most prestigious competitions in the world. It’s nice to meet you! You’re probably wondering who we are. So, we’ve put together a short FAQ to share a bit about our new identity.

Continue Reading

Director of Operations Crystal Carlson Honored by Musical America

General
12/19/19

Crystal Carlson, Director of Operations, is among 30 individuals nationwide named as Musical America magazine’s 2019 Professionals of the Year. This honor recognizes “the often behind-the-scenes individuals who keep the performing arts alive and well and relevant.” With 14,000 performing arts organizations and 6,000 artists in more than 95 countries, Musical America is regarded as […]

Continue Reading

Building the audiences of tomorrow on #GivingTuesday

General
11/26/19

You probably know that your support on Giving Tuesday helps the Cleveland International Piano Competition provide Northeast Ohio with two weeks of breathtaking musical performances. But did you also know that your donation supports a full range of audience programming and community and educational initiatives for all audiences? Highlights from our 2019 educational outreach programs […]

Continue Reading

Piano Competition Application Tips

Competition
11/06/19

The deadline to apply for the 2020 Cleveland International Piano Competition is coming up. As you prepare your application, here are some things to keep in mind: The heart of any piano competition application is the video. Strive for the highest quality sound you can manage (let your friend with the new iPhone 11 put […]

Continue Reading

Four Pianos, Eight Hands, One Incredible Encore!

Events
10/28/19

CIPC hosted its annual Encore! gala benefit on October 12, 2019, in the beautifully appointed Founders Ballroom of the InterContinental Hotel Cleveland. More than 275 guests gathered for dinner, drinks, raffle, and musical performances from past medalists Arianna Körting (2012), Jiayan Sun (2013), and Konstantin Soukhovetski (2003). CIPC President Yaron Kohlberg and master of ceremonies […]

Continue Reading

CIPC for Young Artists Medalist Arianna Körting on Learning to Play

Events
10/08/19

CIPC for Young Artists Medalist Arianna Körting was three when she heard a song on the radio and played it by ear on the piano.  That was enough for her mother to put her in piano lessons. Körting sat down with award-winning pianist, writer, Ted Talk presenter, and series host of Living the Classical Life, […]

Continue Reading

A Conversation with CIPC President Yaron Kohlberg and Living the Classical Life’s Zsolt Bognar

Events
10/02/19

In advance of CIPC’s Encore! gala benefit, CIPC President Yaron Kohlberg sat down for an interview with award-winning pianist, writer, Ted Talk presenter, and series host of Living the Classical Life, Zsolt Bognar. In their conversation, the two touched on everything from special transcriptions that will be part of the semi-finals of the 2020 Cleveland […]

Continue Reading
fall 2019 newsletter

CIPC Newsletter: Fall 2019

Newsletters
09/30/19

What an incredible summer it was! CIPC hosted the first-of-its-kind Competition Preparatory Camp for Young Artists at Baldwin-Wallace University and concluded our 2019 Concert Series with Shai Wosner and Orion Weiss playing an unforgettable evening of four-hand and piano duo works. They were part of a concert series that included the extraordinary talents of 2018 […]

Continue Reading