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2106 Winner’s Prize Package Largest Ever

Competition
06/23/16

The winner of the 2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition will receive the most substantial prize package in the event’s history, thanks to the generosity of committed patrons and the increasing global awareness of CIPC. To begin, the first prize cash award, known as the Mixon First Prize in honor of its donors, Mal and Barbara […]

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Performance Order Announced

Competition
05/23/16

A drawing has been conducted to determine performance order for the 2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition & Festival.  Pianists will perform in this order for the first and second round.  The eight contestants who advance to the semi-final round will also remain in the original order.  Performance order for the chamber music and concerto phases […]

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35 Pianists Invited to CIPC 2016

Competition
05/03/16

Thirty-five contestants have been invited to participate in the 2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition & Festival this summer. They were selected from among more than 320 applicants, the largest number in the history of the event. The 35 contestants range in age from 19 to 30. Yuanfan Yang, who won the 2015 CIPC Young Artists […]

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Free Childrens’ Concert! CIPC Presents Carnival of the Animals!

Community Connections
03/29/16

Last summer CIPC’s ArtsConnect program worked with several community organizations to present two free community performances of Camille Saint-Saëns’ very child-friendly Carnival of the Animals. This spring the fun will continue at the Rainey Institute, a Cleveland institution that has been providing the community with education and programing in the performing and visual arts for […]

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PianoKids Comes to the Competition!

Community Connections

The 2016 Cleveland International Piano Competition and Festival will welcome a very new and different audience this summer as 50 young children participate in PianoKids at CIPC. This special, all-day version of the in-school PianoKids will involve several artists from the ArtsConnect program, including Andris Koh, Aniela Eddy, and Natsumi Shibagaki – the original PianoKids […]

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Children Dance and Sing Their Way to Music Learning

Community Connections

Last fall CIPC ArtsConnect launched PianoKids, a music outreach program for pre-school children. The program was designed as a two part presentation: one to introduce the children to basic musical concepts, a second to build on what they learned. This month, Andris Koh (cello), Aniela Eddy (violin), and Natsumi Shibagaki (piano), will return to the […]

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CIPC Joins Steinway Prizewinner Concert Network

Competition
03/07/16

The Cleveland International Piano Competition has become the first U.S. competition to join the Steinway Prizewinner Concert Network, a collaboration of piano competitions, concert organizers, festivals, and radio stations that introduce select young pianists to international audiences. As a result of this new partnership, the Mixon First Prize winner of the 2016 Cleveland International Piano […]

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CIPC Featured in International Piano

Competition
03/02/16

Check out this great article about the 2016 Competition from the March/April issue of International Piano magazine!  And thanks to our friends at Rhinegold Publishing you can read the last two complete editions free of charge!  Just follow this link to fill out the registration form.  Once you have filled out the form, you will then […]

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Bravo Piano Returns!

Competition
03/01/16

Mark your calendar now for the social event of the year! Bravo Piano, the spectacular black tie gala held at Severance Hall on the final night of the competition, will be back again – this year honoring the John P. Murphy Foundation and the Kulas Foundation, which have provided generous support for CIPC since it […]

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Learning Series Offers Insights into the Competition, the Music, and the Artists

Competition

One of the most popular events in 2013 was the Jury Roundtable Discussion – a standing-room only opportunity to learn everything about what the jury listens for during the competition, how they make their decisions, the “special something” that distinguishes a first prize winner, and more. We’re bringing it back for 2016, in the largest […]

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