In July 2019, 2013 American Pianists Awards winner Sean Chen performed his own “Hommage to Chopin” at the International Keyboard Institute and Festival. In this month’s Beauty of Music blog, Sean expands on his selection of seven pieces by Chopin and composers inspired by his work.
Despite multiple concert cancellations, artists have found creative ways to bring music to the world. Here are just a few of the upcoming and on-going performances from our American Pianists Awards winners and finalists.
July 18, 2020 at 7pm EST – 2017 Awards winner Drew Petersen joins The Indianapolis Quartet for Taconic Music Summer Series. Free reservation tickets available HERE.
Now through August 9, 2020 – 2006 Awards winner Spencer Myer presents “To My Distant Love,” a one-on-one live telephone experience featuring Beethoven’s An die ferne Geliebte – click HERE for details
Mondays at 7:30pm EST – 2019 Awards winner Emmet Cohen’s Trio streaming “Live From Emmet’s Place” – click HERE for details
The American Pianists Association recently announced that each of the 2021 American Pianists Awards finalists— Dominic Cheli, Kenny Broberg, Mackenzie Melemed, Michael Davidman and Sahun Sam Hong— will be awarded a cash prize of $50,000 before they even begin the Awards public adjudication process.
Here are just a few of the publications that have covered this news: