Semifinalist Deirbhile Brennan, a year-old accountant, said a costly trip from Ireland was worth it because she challenged herself to learn a new Chopin ballade and a piece by Lizst for the competition. All applications are due by He has spent more than a decade entering amateur piano competitions. Shih's preliminary and semifinal rounds over the past week included transcriptions of music by Bach , Wagner and Tchaikovsky. Slavin tied for the top prize in the Paris event, with other wins including the Chicago Amateur Piano Concerto Competition. The selection committee will invite 48 pianists to compete.
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The public was able to vote at Cliburn. They range in age from 35 to We welcome your comments. Cliburn Amateur Special Awards. Originally named the Van Cliburn International Quadrennial Piano Competition, the organization was created shortly after Van Cliburn 's victory at the inaugural International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow in as a means of perpetuating his legacy of effecting cultural diplomacy through classical music. June 25, Preliminary, Semifinal, and Final.
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Description: Showing on or before: He said he had attempted to petition the Cliburn to lower its minimum age requirement of 35 before the amateur competition; this was the first year he was eligible to enter. To inquire about advertising on our site, please use the comment form. To promote music-making as a part of everyday life, the Van Cliburn Foundation established the International Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs in