June, 2015

6.10Aaron Diehl, a Piano Prodigy, Taps Jazz Legends
6.10Review: Aaron Diehl’s ‘Space Time Continuum’ Is a Jubilant New Album
6.10Aaron Diehl Seeks Common Thread on ‘Space, Time, Continuum’ (Exclusive Album)
6.1Tomorrow's stars at the American Pianists Association Awards

May, 2015

5.27Award-winning pianist Sean Chen to offer free recital at OSU
5.21Purdue Convocations Announces New Season
5.19A Conversation With Sullivan Fortner, Jr.

April, 2015

4.16Play us a song, you’re the piano man
4.13Pianist Sullivan Fortner Wins Cole Porter Fellowship Competition
4.8Young Musicians Can’t Fake It to Make It
4.7SoCal pianist Sean Chen wins Annenberg arts fellowship
4.6Meet the Winner of the 2015 American Pianists Association's Jazz Fellowship Award

March, 2015

3.312015 American Pianists Association Jazz Fellowship Awards | MOJA’s Russ Davis reports from piano competition in Indianapolis
3.31Ray, Ella, Jazz pianists and Judas Iscariot are top weekend attractions
3.30Sullivan Fortner takes top honors at APA Cole Porter Fellow finals
3.30American Pianists Association Announces Sullivan Fortner As 2015 Cole Porter Fellow in Jazz
3.30Sullivan Fortner Named Cole Porter Fellow in Jazz Wins American Pianists Association competition
3.30Super Bowl of jazz piano competitions awards $100,000 to Sullivan Fortner
3.29Sullivan Fortner Wins 2015 Cole Porter Fellowship in Jazz
3.27Battle of the Hands
3.24American Pianists Association's Jazz Fellowship Awards Finals
3.23Priority list includes a jazz battle, a former Police man, more
3.1APA's Jazz Fellowship Awards: The last concert in the Premiere Series upholds the quality of the finalist field

February, 2015

2.27American Pianists Association's Jazz Fellowship Awards - Semi-Finals on Friday, March 27 Finals on Saturday, March 28 Competition to be Judged by Amina Figarova, Bill Charlap, Edward Simon, Billy Childs and Al Pryor with Emcee Christian McBride & Guest Vo
2.24American Pianists Association’s Bowers performs Feb. 25
2.14NEA Jazz Master Lee Konitz & Dan Tepfer Duo at Constellation in Chicago 2/20

January, 2015

1.29Pianist Sean Chen to open UNO's 2015 Musical Excursions Series
1.27A weekend at the Jazz Kitchen in review
1.25Returning to his "second home," Zach Lapidus plays an enchanting Premiere Series concert for the American Pianists Association
1.23Setting New Standards | American Songbook Series Reshapes the Canon

December, 2014

12.3Emmet Cohen breaks up his busy week interacting with students for solo performance at Eskenazi Health

November, 2014

11.15Milwaukee Symphony enchants with 'Scheherazade,' Saint-Saens
11.14Review: Sullivan Fortner at Jazz Kitchen
11.5InConcert Sierra, American Pianists Association partner for West Fest week

October, 2014

10.12Review: Emmet Cohen at the Jazz Kitchen
10.7Society Column: Jazz pianists impress APA sponsors at Ozdemir estate
10.3American Pianists Association Announces NBC News Anchor Lester Holt as Honorary Chair of the 2014 - 2015 Jazz Fellowship Awards
10.3Pianist Christian Sands at Eskenazi Hospital gives notice that music's uplift can be more than superficial
10.2Review: Christian Sands at Jazz Kitchen APA Jazz Fellowship
10.1Diehl, Blue Note Supergroup Make Great Strides at Monterey
10.1Jazz Concert Series Premieres at Eskenazi

September, 2014

9.22Jazz Concert Series Premieres at Eskenazi Health | American Pianists Association and Eskenazi Health announce new partnership
9.15American Pianists Association Announces Performance Dates for 2015 Cole Porter Fellowship in Jazz Finalists

June, 2014

6.19Something to munch on: ISO launches noon-hour series of mini-concerts at Hilbert Circle Theatre
6.18Symphony on the Prairie kicks off this weekend
6.18Symphony on the Prairie turns patriotic with WWI medley
6.12Cliburn Competition favorite Sean Chen opens the 2014 PianoTexas Festival at Texas Christian University.
6.12Cliburn Competition favorite Sean Chen opens the 2014 PianoTexas Festival at Texas Christian University.

May, 2014

5.29The Burden of a Piano Juror
5.27The Checkout: May 27, 2014
5.27Fuse Concert Review: Pianist Sean Chen - A Musician of Impressive Maturity and Artistry
5.20American Pianists Association Announces Finalists for the $100,000 Jazz Prize
5.15Piano Competition Finalists to Perform In NYC
5.1230 Under 30
5.8ArtsBeat | Classical Playlist: Pavarotti, Berio, Shostakovich and More
5.6Phoenix Symphony performs season's final concert Sunday
5.2Symphony on the Prairie 2014 Lineup
5.1Apes, Art & Azaleas | Our Picks for the Best Events Popping Up in May.
5.1Summer Festivals 2014

April, 2014

4.30Sean Chen combines two musical iconoclasts in one audaciously imaginative program, poetic and rebellious at once.
4.26American Pianists Association Jazz Fellowship finalists announced
4.25American Pianists Assoc. Announces Finalists for Jazz Fellowship
4.24American Pianists Association Announces Finalists for the $100,000 Jazz Prize
4.23Sean Chen’s ‘La Valse’ celebrates the music of Ravel and Scriabin
4.1Sean Chen offers an alternative perspective on Scriabin and Ravel

March, 2014

3.31New Release: La valse with Sean Chen
3.30Lisa Flynn's News Releases
3.28Review by Blair Sanderson
3.27Family-Focused Reviews
3.17Vadym Kholodenko plays for the APA
3.17A Bridge Too Far
3.7American Pianist, Tearing It Up
3.4Sean Chen delves into Ravel and Scriabin’s solo piano works on La Valse, his debut album for Steinway & Sons

February, 2014

2.12Cécile McLorin Salvant: Delighting in jazz's 'playfulness'
2.6Keyboard Collaboration
2.4Society Column: Fundraiser guests sampled rare cognacs
2.1Classical and Beyond

January, 2014

1.30Genre-blending pianist to perform in Attica
1.15A new recording and touring plans for young pianist Sean Chen
1.13American Pianists Association Presents Classical Fellow Sean Chen and Jazz Fellow Dan Tepfer at NYC’s SubCulture on March 17
1.10Magic, Milk & Merlot | Our Picks for the Coolest Events in January

December, 2013

12.3120 food-related things to do in Indianapolis in January
12.23Aaron Diehl: The Bespoke Man's Narrative
12.23Jazz album reviews: Benny Green's 'Magic Beans' and Aaron Diehl's 'The Bespoke Man's Narrative'
12.23CD Review: Aaron Diehl - The Bespoke Man’s Narrative
12.20The Top 10 Jazz Albums of 2013
12.19Best of 2013 jazz: Aaron Parks' joyous 'Alive in Japan' the year's top album
12.13Next-generation jazz roundup X (Aaron Diehl CD reviewed)
12.1Getting To Know Conference Artist Spencer Myer (pg. 2 of 2)
12.1Getting To Know Conference Artist Spencer Myer (pg. 1 of 2)

November, 2013

11.4Alexander Schimpf puts a new piece in the middle of a Schubert, Brahms and Beethoven recital

October, 2013

10.24Journey to the Awards
10.22AARON DIEHL TRIO to Perform at Columbia University School of the Arts' Jazz Series, 11/23
10.1American Pianists Association and WFMT Radio Network Launch Radio Series October 1; Four-­‐Part Series Showcases Competition Finalists in “Journey to the Awards”

September, 2013

9.26Ripon College dedicates Steinway; Chen is guest artist
9.20Concert review | Aaron Diehl: Pianist comes home, puts on special show
9.19Arts preview: Columbus native Aaron Diehl’s jazz chops came with work — and then more work
9.19Pizarro: Van Cliburn winner's illness doesn't derail Steinway Society's opening concert
9.15“About Dance” Makes a Pleasant Surprise: Sean Chen Recital
9.14Sean Chen: Color, Ecstasy, Charm
9.13Variations on Famed Variations | Dan Tepfer at Le Poisson Rouge

August, 2013

8.29Competition as Community
8.21Aaron Diehl’s Superb New Album

July, 2013

7.9From Miles to McBride: Summer's best jazz discs, recommended by Richard Scheinin

June, 2013

6.27American Pianists Association's Classical Fellowship Awards
6.26A star is born: Cecile McLorin Salvant woos a capacity crowd at 54 Below CD release party
6.25AARON DIEHL The Bespoke Man’s Narrative
6.20Aaron Diehl tailors a new ensemble from a classic pattern
6.10Cliburn Competition Winners Announced
6.10American Pianists Association Winner Sean Chen Snares Crystal Award at 14th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition
6.9Sean Chen also registers with audiences and judges in Fort Worth
6.9Cliburn Finals: Sean Chen
6.4Oak Park pianist advances in prestigious competition
6.3See pianist Sean Chen perform tonight on Cliburn Competition webcast
6.3Chen named an American Pianists fellow
6.3Authentic Early Jazz, From A 23-Year-Old 'WomanChild'
6.1Oak Park pianist Sean Chen to perform Sunday, Tuesday in Cliburn semifinals

May, 2013

5.29Cliburn Preliminaries: Wed., May 29, Session 3 Reviews of the Phase II preliminary recitals by Yekwon Sunwoo, Sean Chen and Fei-Fei Dong.
5.26Cliburn Preliminaries: Sunday, May 26, Session 2
5.22THE FIFTH ELEMENT The CD: Not Dead Yet!
5.19Cliburn confidential: Sean Chen
5.15A Healthy Approach to Competitions
5.15Meet the Pianists: Sean Chen
5.1The McGraw-Hill Companies Young Artists Showcase Studio Session with Pianist Sean Chen

April, 2013

4.26Pianist Sean Chen
4.26Oak Park pianist Sean Chen wins $100,000 fellowship
4.25Classical & Opera Critics picks
4.25Concerts at One: American Pianists Association Finalists 04.25.13
4.23American Pianists Association names Sean Chen winner of 2013 Classical Fellowship
4.23Chen wins DeHaan Fellowship
4.23Aaron Diehl The Bespoke Man's Narrative
4.23A Scotsman as Piano Judge in Indiana
4.22American Pianists Association Names Sean Chen Winner of Its 2013 Classical Fellowship
4.22The Scene
4.18Aaron Diehl: The Bespoke Man’s Narrative
4.17Steinway Featured in Live Webcast of American Pianists Association Competition
4.16Finals Week Opens at Indianapolis Piano Competition
4.13Aaron Diehl – The Bespoke Man’s Narrative – Mack Avenue Records
4.12Women composers will shine in Discovery Week
4.12Rice piano student vies for $100,000 prize
4.8The Bespoke Man's Narrative
4.1A Couple of Pianists Change Key Aaron Diehl and Gerald Clayton, Jazz Pianists Diverging
4.1American Pianists Association’s Classical Competition Culminates in Discovery Week, April 15-20, with Live Webcasts from Indianapolis

March, 2013

3.31Talk of Our Town: Piano parts were the keys to this art project
3.29Aaron Diehl: The Bespoke Man’s Narrative
3.25Aaron Diehl’s BESPOKE MAN’S NARRATIVE puts new spin on modern jazz quartet
3.23LOU'S VIEWS: Catching up with a kaleidoscope of reviews
3.22American Pianists Association’s piano pARTs kicks off April 11th
3.15Aaron Diehl’s ‘The Bespoke Man’s Narrative’ CD Triumphantly Captures Rich, Vibrant and Impeccable Sounds of Modern Jazz Quartet
3.11Condi Rice to Be Honorary Chair of Piano Competition
3.7American Pianists Association Names Condoleezza Rice as Honorary Chair of the 2013 ProLiance Energy Classical Fellowship Awards
3.5Aaron Diehl, The Bespoke Man’s Narrative
3.1American Pianists Association finalists prepare for last round
3.1Editors’ Picks | Aaron Diehl, The Bespoke Man’s Narrative

February, 2013

2.25Eric Zuber captivates in APA Premiere series
2.25Aaron Diehl: The Bespoke Man's Narrative (2013)
2.22Aaron Diehl - The Bespoke Man's Narrative
2.20The Indy 5: American Pianists Association finalists, Part V
2.7American Pianists Association Commissions Five Women Composers For Works To Premiere In Indianapolis (April 15) And New York (April 25)
2.7American Pianists Association Commissions Five Women Composers For Works To Premiere in Indianapolis (April 15) and New York (April 25)
2.65 American Women Composers Commissioned by American Pianists Association
2.3Adding Pages to a Songbook

January, 2013

1.28APA presents Andrew Staupe - a technical wizard
1.23The Indy 5: American Pianists Association finalists, Part IV
1.22Aaron Diehl The Bespoke Man's Narrative Mack Ave. 2013
1.1015 Jazz Albums To Look Out For In 2013
1.9Pianist Aaron Diehl to Make Mack Avenue Records and Studio Debut with Captivating New Album, The Bespoke Man's Narrative, Available March 19

December, 2012

12.2Review: APA premieres another winner

November, 2012

11.28The Indy 5: American Pianists Association finalists, Part III
11.11Review: APA's Sean Chen dazzles audience
11.6Also this week
11.6APA finalist Sean Chen to play Beethoven as Premiere Series continues

October, 2012

10.23Susanna Phillips, Linden String Quartet and Carolyn Kuan are Guest Artists for American Pianists Association’s Classical Discovery Week in April 2013
10.2APA Premiere Series features Claire Huangci

September, 2012

9.22THE INDY 5: Into the final stretch at American Pianists Association
9.21The ‘playoffs’ for the American Pianists Association competition about to begin
9.21American Pianists Association Showcases Its Five Competition Finalists Throughout 2012-13, For Prize Valued at Over $100,000

July, 2012

7.18Local boy makes it to the top of the heap
7.11piano pARTs as art: Request for Proposals (RFP)

May, 2012

5.16American Pianists Association’s 2013 Classical Finalists Perform on Classical WQXR 105.9 FM and Online at, Wednesday May 16
5.7Spencer Myer, Wigmore Hall, London

April, 2012

4.27American Pianists Association Names 5 Finalists
4.27St. Paul native finalist for $100,000 pianist prize
4.25American Pianists Association Reveals Names of Five Finalists for Prize Valued at Over $100,000 – the 2013 ProLiance Energy Classical Fellowship Awards
4.16Recital at Butler University reflects pianist Adam Golka's versatility and talent

March, 2012

3.24American Pianists Association, Now Represented by 21C Media Group, Announces the Finalists for the 2013 ProLiance Energy Classical Fellowship Awards on April 24
3.15Weekend's Best Bets
3.2Gershwin, Elgar on the Prairie

February, 2012

2.16Aaron Diehl On 'Piano Jazz: Rising Stars'

December, 2011

12.1Review of Dan Tepfer's 'Goldberg Variations'

November, 2011

11.30CFA Nomination Form

September, 2011

9.23The Jazz Scene: Passing Down the Piano Torch Song
9.5Detroit Jazz Festival, Day Three: Music & Fireworks

August, 2011

8.25American Pianists Association's 2011 Cole Porter Fellow in Jazz, Aaron Diehl, to make label debut on Mack Avenue Records

June, 2011

6.1Life-Affirming Soloists

May, 2011

5.1Pianist captures Porter prize

April, 2011

4.26Wynton Marsalis protege nabs 2011 Cole Porter Fellowship
4.20Aaron Diehl
4.19The 25-year-old pianist who won a $50,000 prize
4.19Aaron Diehl wins APA jazz fellowship
4.19A Jazz Piano Showdown In Indianapolis Worth Over $100,000
4.18Afterthoughts on APA's big jazz night
4.18The American Pianists Association Announces the 2011 Cole Porter Fellow in Jazz of the American Pianists Association: Aaron Diehl
4.17Ohio native is new Cole Porter jazz fellow
4.15Jazz piano competition kicks off its big weekend
4.13Take Five. APA's jazz piano competition wraps up this weekend. (continued)
4.13Take Five. APA's jazz piano competition wraps up this weekend.
4.10Finals Become Mind Game for Jazz Pianists (continued)
4.10Finals Become Mind Game for Jazz Pianists

March, 2011

3.10The ProLiance Energy Jazz Fellowship Awards of the American Pianists Association presents The Finals - April 16th
3.9Grand Encounters: Grace Fong and Jun Iwasaki (5 stars)
3.3Grand Encounters
3.2Grace Fong + Hubby

February, 2011

2.27An evening of surprises, imagination and charm
2.15American Pianists Association presents The ProLiance Energy Jazz Fellowship Awards Finalist, Jeremy Siskind, at The Jazz Kitchen February 26th

January, 2011

1.23Riding the range of jazz piano in new ways
1.13A Real Corker
1.3American Pianists Association presents The ProLiance Energy Jazz Fellowship Awards Finalist, Aaron Diehl, at The Jazz Kitchen January 22nd

December, 2010

12.5Jazz Fellowship Awards finalist plays with deft touch
12.5Jazz Fellowship Awards finalist plays with deft touch (continued)
12.2Pianists play at Palladium

November, 2010

11.19Palladium pianists help premiere new hall
11.10American Pianists Association presents The ProLiance Energy Jazz Fellowship Awards Finalist, Glenn Zaleski, at The Jazz Kitchen December 4th
11.7Pianist brings fresh touch to his performance

October, 2010

10.31Sounds of Jazz, Classic and New
10.31Jazz Fellowship Awards: Enthusiastic Accompianists
10.31Pianist's Career Nurtured in Indy
10.31Pianist's Career Nurtured in Indy (continued)
10.22American Pianists Association presents Zach Lapidus at The Jazz Kitchen November 6, 2010

September, 2010

9.19Jazz Piano Contest has Stellar Start
9.12The Notebook: Pianist Comes Back Home

August, 2010

8.25American Pianists Association presents Jazz Fellowship Awards Finalist, Emmet Cohen, at The Jazz Kitchen September 18th

June, 2010

6.4American Pianists Association at The Rathskeller - 2nd Sundays of the Summer

May, 2010

5.13Five Brilliant Jazz Pianists to be Finalists
5.12City Pianist Reaches Finals of Jazz Awards
5.11Cathy Kightlinger's TALK OF OUR TOWN: Fundraiser Benefits Pianists Group

April, 2010

4.19Pianist Interprets Favorites with Vigor and Sensitivity

February, 2010

2.28Pianists Association Raises the Stakes for Jazz Prize
2.19American Pianists Association presents Great Homes, Great Music

October, 2009

10.16American Pianists Association's Grand Encounters, A Solo Piano Recital Series, presents Andre Watts

August, 2009

8.14American Pianists Association's New Inaugural Fundraiser Beethoven & Brew


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