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Audience Favorite to Perform at Opening Ceremony

April 02nd 2018
Young Artists

Leonid Nediak may have been the ultimate expression of the spirit of the 2015 Young Artists competition.  Barely 12 years old at the time, he looked to many like a small boy about to perform in his first recital.  Within seconds of the start of his first performance, however, the impression was quickly dispelled.  Young […]

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Winners to be Announced at Award Ceremony, Day After Final Round

Young Artists

In a break from CIPC tradition, winners of the first, second, and third prizes of both the Junior and Senior Divisions of the Young Artists competition will be announced at an award ceremony rather than immediately following the final round.  Special prize winners also will be announced at the ceremony, which will be held on […]

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Drew Petersen, Ran Dank & Soyeon Lee to Headline Guest Artist Series

Young Artists

Drew Petersen, the dynamic winner of the 2017 American Pianists Awards, will present the first of two outstanding evening concerts during the Young Artists competition on Monday, June 4, 8:00 pm at the Cleveland Institute of Music (Mixon Hall).  Mr. Petersen was presented at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall at age five and by age […]

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Prodigies Return!

Young Artists

Right on cue for spring, the brightest young talent from music schools and conservatories worldwide will soon arrive in Cleveland to compete in the 2018 Cleveland International Piano Competition for Young Artists.  This 11-day event made its debut as an international counterpart to CIPC in 2015, with the sensational young pianists demonstrating skill, poise and […]

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Young Artists Return in 2018

August 10th 2017
Young Artists

A little more than two years ago a select group of exceptionally talented young pianists surprised and delighted the audiences, critics, and jury members in attendance at the 2015 CIPC for Young Artists. The level of skill and poise displayed by the young virtuosos was, according to the Plain Dealer, “remarkable to behold,” and seasoned […]

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Cleveland International Piano Competition for Young Artists Returns in 2018

February 05th 2017
Young Artists

CIPC for Young Artists took Cleveland by storm in its first international iteration in 2015, with sensational young pianists delighting audiences and critics with their skill, poise, and unbridled joy in performing.  We are thrilled to again present the brightest young talent currently studying in music schools and conservatories worldwide this coming summer. The event […]

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Young Pianists to Return in 2018

April 10th 2017
Young Artists

CIPC for Young Artists, the competition that in 2015 brought us amazing young pianists such as Yuanfan Yang, Leonid Nediak, and Jae Hong Park, will return again next year with a new group of remarkable young artists. The event will be held May 30 through June 9, 2018 in Cleveland’s University Circle arts district.  Twenty pianists […]

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CIPC Young Artists Winners to Perform in Sold Out NY Debut

May 11th 2015
Young Artists

Yuanfan Yang and Jae Hong Park, the first prize winners of the 2015 CIPC Young Artists Competition, will perform in a sold out recital at The Frick Collection on Thursday, July 13 at 7:30 pm. The concert is being presented by the Cleveland International Piano Competition as part of the Young Artists prize package. Mr. […]

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Catch Up With Our Artists

July 13th 2015
Past Winners

2013 Mixon First Prize winner Stanislav Khristenko has recently returned from an overseas tour that took him to London and Korea for performances with the Milton Keynes City Orchestra (Rachmaninoff No. 2) and the Suwon Philharmonic Orchestra (Beethoven No. 3). Late July and August is a very busy time, marked by recital appearances at Kent […]

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Yuanfan Yang and Jae Hong Park win Young Artists Competition

May 27th 2015
Young Artists

Eighteen-year-old Yuanfan Yang from the UK (Senior Division) and 15-year-old Jae Hong Park from South Korea (Junior Division) were named first prize winners of the CIPC Young Artists competition. The jury selected the winners from a field of 25 candidates who performed over a ten-day period in May.

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CIPC Young Artists: The Latest News

February 10th 2015
Young Artists

New York Debut Announced for First Prize Winner, Senior Division The first prize winner in the Senior Division will be awarded a cash prize of $25,000, presented by CIPC Board of Directors member Zoya Reyzis.  In addition, the winner will receive a debut recital at The Frick Collection in New York, one of the most respected […]

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Meet the CIPC Young Artists Jury

December 17th 2014
Young Artists

PAUL SCHENLY USA Chairman Winner of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant, pianist Paul Schenly has been a soloist with major United States orchestras, including the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, The Cleveland Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony and New York Philharmonic.  Mr. Schenly appeared in the Great Performers Series at Lincoln […]

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