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Piano Competition Application Tips


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 […]

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Four Pianos, Eight Hands, One Incredible Encore!


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, […]

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CIPC for Young Artists Medalist Arianna Körting on Learning to Play


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 […]

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


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 […]

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fall 2019 newsletter

CIPC Newsletter: Fall 2019


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 […]

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spring 2019 newsletter

CIPC Newsletter: Spring 2019


Spring is in the air! And with it brings new, exciting things – especially for the Cleveland International Piano Competition. As you may have heard in February, CIPC is thrilled […]

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collage of multiple artist performing on 2019 concert series

CIPC Newsletter: October 2018


  2019 Concert Series Every two years CIPC presents a diverse array of concerts throughout the year that “celebrate the art of piano.” Highlights from past concert series’ include the […]

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Announcing: 2019 Concert Series!

Concert Series

Cleveland International Piano Competition (CIPC) is thrilled to announce our 2019 Concert Series! The brilliant pianists in this lineup will leave the audience awestruck and the level of talent, passion, […]

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CIPC Announces New President and CEO

Community Connections

The Cleveland International Piano Competition announced today that Yaron Kohlberg has been retained as the President and CEO, effective September 1, 2018. Mr. Kohlberg will direct the overall management and […]

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CIPC for Young Artists Ends on a Festive Note


The winners of the Cleveland International Piano Competition for Young Artists were announced at an award ceremony on Saturday June 9, following an exciting final round the previous night.  After […]

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