Choosing repertoire to play in a competition always requires some thought. The 2021 American Pianists Awards presented challenges we have not had previously—and do not want to have ever again!
Harrison retires on June 30, 2021, after a nearly 21-year tenure
Mackenzie Melemed recounts finding out he was selected as a finalist for the 2021 American Pianists Awards, then shares stories of his youth and current interests.
2021 American Pianists Awards finalist Kenny Broberg answers five questions accompanied by his performance of Chopin's Mazurka in F-sharp Minor.
2021 American Pianists Awards finalist Dominic Cheli tells us why Baby got Bach, about hanging out with a drummer and more!
American Pianists Awards finalist Michael Davidman dishes about choosing repertoire for competition, the origins of "Puccini MD" and the best place for opera in NYC's K-Town!
As a pianist, one must be very creative when thinking of an Italian program. There is almost a total dearth of Romantic piano music, most likely because of the prominence of opera during that period.
However, Italy has always had great music and has always inspired people.
"...to be as eclectic as possible." Anthony de Mare talks with American Pianists Association's Lee Clifford ahead of the pianist's concert in Indianapolis.
Our 40th anniversary season: 9 artists · 4 concerts · flair to spare