Piano Cleveland Blog

Staff Profile: Crystal Carlson

Published On: August, 10th 2017 • Under: Community Connections

Crystal Carlson, CIPC’s Production Manager, has had a very interesting career trajectory since joining the organization in 2011. But we’ll get to that in a minute. Let’s start with her background. Like most of the CIPC staff, Crystal is a musician. Her instrument is her voice, making her the only vocalist on the team. Born […]

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Nikita Mndoyants Releases New CD

Published On: August, 10th 2017 • Under: Past Winners

2016 Mixon First Prize winner Nikita Mndoyants has released a new recording on the Steinway & Sons label. Available in multiple formats at Amazon and iTunes, the disc includes Schumann’s Davidsbündlertänze, Op. 6; Beethoven’s Bagatelles, Op. 126; and Prokofiev’s Sarcasms, Op. 17. Mr. Mndoyants performed the first two of these works at his Carnegie Hall […]

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Nikita Mndoyants on Tour

Published On: April, 10th 2017 • Under: Community Connections, Competition, Concert Series, Events, Past Winners

When Nikita Mndoyants won first prize at the Cleveland International Piano Competition last year he was awarded more than a cash prize.  He also received a Carnegie Hall debut, a compact disc recording on the Steinway & Sons label, and dozens of concert engagements in the U.S. and abroad. Earlier this year he began fulfilling […]

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CIPC Staff Profile: Justine Porter

Published On: April, 10th 2017 • Under: Uncategorized

Meet Justine Porter, CIPC’s Director of Stewardship and Special Events.  Having joined the organization in December 2014 she’s one of the newest members of the team, but already she’s had a major impact. Mrs. Porter is responsible for building relationships, organizing special events, and developing new ideas for capturing the interest of potential donors.  She […]

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