Mixon First Prize $75,000 USDPresented by Mr.* and Mrs. A. Malachi Mixon IIINew York recital debutProfessional Management ServicesRecording by Steinway & Sons, New YorkWe are honored to share in the keeping of A. Malachi Mixon III’s memory through the Mixon First Prize.Please read more about Mal’s vision of the CIPC here.
Knowlton Second Prize $25,000 USDIn honor of Karen Knowlton, presented with major endowment support from Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Manuel* and Mrs. Marvin A. Evenchik*
Cash award $15,000 USDEndowed by Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Manuel*
Cash award $10,000 USDPresented by Dr. Richard Kaufman, in memory of Carol Kaufman, a member of the founding committee of the Cleveland International Piano Competition
SEMI-FINALIST PRIZES$2,000To each of the four semi-finalists who do not advance to the final round, presented by William O. and Gertrude Lewis Frohring Foundation in memory of Gertrude Lewis Frohring
CONTESTANT PRIZES$1,000To each contestant who is invited to participate in the Cleveland International Piano Competition
who does not advance to the semi-final round
Armchair Jury Prize$1,500 for the favorite contestant during the first two rounds as voted by our Armchair Jury members and attendees of Piano Cleveland’s Listening Series, supported by the Leonard Krieger Fund of the Cleveland Foundation
Contemporary Prize$2,500 for the best performance of a contemporary work, presented by Dr. Beno and Elaine Michel
Audience Prize$2,000 presented to the finalist voted Audience Favorite during the final round on August 6 and 7, presented by Zelda Blau and Bonnie and Bill Ivancic
Female Composer Prize$2,500 for the best performance of a composition by a female composer, presented by Jill and Paul Clark
Baroque Prize$2,500 for best performance of a Baroque competition, endowed by Art of Beauty/Michael and Zoya Reyzis
French Prize$2,500 for the best performance of a composition by a French composer, presented by Dan and Linda Silverberg, Boake and Marian Sells, and Dr. Beno and Elaine Michel
Beethoven Prize$2,000 for the best performance of a work by Beethoven, endowed by Barbara Evenchik* in memory of Marvin Evenchik
Mozart Prize$1,500 for the best performance of a Mozart composition, endowed by Dr. and Mrs.* Richard Kaufman
Cairns Family American Prize$1,500 for the best performance of an American work composed after 1944, endowed by The Cairns Family Foundation
Russian Prize$2,500 for the best performance of a composition by a Russian composer, presented by Dr. Boris Vinogradsky and Irina Vinogradsky, Esq.
Chamber Music Prize$5,000 for the best performance of a chamber music work during the final round, presented by George H.L. Porter and Carol Arnold Porter
Piano Duo Prize$5,000 for the best performance of a piano duo in the Semi-Final Round, split evenly between two contestants.
Chopin Prize$2,000 for the best performance of a Chopin composition, endowed by the William O. and Gertrude Lewis Frohring Foundation in memory of Gertrude Lewis Frohring