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2020 West Virginia International Piano Competition and Festival

March 27-29, 2020  

Junior (Age 13-17)
Young Artist (Age 18-36)

The School of Music at West Virginia University invites talented classical pianists to join the 10th West Virginia International Piano Competition and Festival. Contestants will compete for $10,000 in prize awards; top winners will also receive concert engagements for 2020-2021.


This exciting event features Junior and Young Artist competitions, a guest-artist recital by award winning pianist, Spencer Myer and lessons with WVU’s piano faculty members  Dr. Peter Amstutz, Dr. Ching-Wen Hsiao, or Dr. Lucy Mauro.


The distinguished jury members are  Yoheved KaplinskyRobert Shannon,and  Spencer Myer. Prize winners will have the opportunity to perform in masterclasses with Yoheved Kaplinsky and Robert Shannon. All events are open to the public with free admission.

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