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We're excited to announce the Preliminary Round results of this year's Piano Star International Competition!🌟
11/06/2021

We're excited to announce the Preliminary Round results of this year's Piano Star International Competition!🌟

Dear PL fans,We are receiving an unexpectedly high number of questions about the 2021 Piano Star Competition between tod...
10/24/2021

Dear PL fans,

We are receiving an unexpectedly high number of questions about the 2021 Piano Star Competition between today and yesterday. In order to answer these questions properly, we have made the decision to have a one-time, 3-day extension to the application deadline.

The new application deadline will be Wednesday, Oct 27th, 2021, 11:59pm Pacific Time. (3am ET)

The date of announcement of the Preliminary Round results will remain the same: November 7th, 2021.

Please take advantage of this one-time extension and apply before the application window closes!

https://thepianoleague.com/pianostar2021/

Piano League

Dear PL fans,

We are receiving an unexpectedly high number of questions about the 2021 Piano Star Competition between today and yesterday. In order to answer these questions properly, we have made the decision to have a one-time, 3-day extension to the application deadline.

The new application deadline will be Wednesday, Oct 27th, 2021, 11:59pm Pacific Time. (3am ET)

The date of announcement of the Preliminary Round results will remain the same: November 7th, 2021.

Please take advantage of this one-time extension and apply before the application window closes!

https://thepianoleague.com/pianostar2021/

Piano League

Last day to apply🌟 Message us with any last minute questions about your application!--Open to pianists of any nationalit...
10/24/2021

Last day to apply🌟 Message us with any last minute questions about your application!

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Open to pianists of any nationality ages 18 and under, The Piano Star International Competition is a great way to gain exposure, garner feedback from judges, get experience in competitive environments, and, of course, win our cash prizes and more! Learn more at https://thepianoleague.com/pianostar2021/

Last day to apply🌟 Message us with any last minute questions about your application!

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Open to pianists of any nationality ages 18 and under, The Piano Star International Competition is a great way to gain exposure, garner feedback from judges, get experience in competitive environments, and, of course, win our cash prizes and more! Learn more at https://thepianoleague.com/pianostar2021/

ONLY 48 HOURS LEFT TO APPLY TO THE PIANO STAR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION!🌟Get personalized feedback from our 12 esteemed ...
10/23/2021

ONLY 48 HOURS LEFT TO APPLY TO THE PIANO STAR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION!🌟

Get personalized feedback from our 12 esteemed judges! Learn more about the competition at https://thepianoleague.com/pianostar2021/ or message us directly with any questions about your application.

ONLY 48 HOURS LEFT TO APPLY TO THE PIANO STAR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION!🌟

Get personalized feedback from our 12 esteemed judges! Learn more about the competition at https://thepianoleague.com/pianostar2021/ or message us directly with any questions about your application.

Piano Star International Competition Judges Highlight | Jiayan Sun Pianist Jiayan Sun is a judge on the competition's fi...
10/22/2021

Piano Star International Competition Judges Highlight | Jiayan Sun

Pianist Jiayan Sun is a judge on the competition's final round and is a solo and collaborative performer. He has won major prizes in the Leeds, Cleveland, Dublin, and Toronto international piano competitions and extensively studied historical performance practices. Sun received a DMA from Juilliard and is currently Assistant Professor of Music and the Associate Chair in Performance Activities at Smith College.
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More information on Jiayan and the Piano Star competition can be found on our website: https://thepianoleague.com/pianostar2021/

Piano Star International Competition Judges Highlight | Jiayan Sun

Pianist Jiayan Sun is a judge on the competition's final round and is a solo and collaborative performer. He has won major prizes in the Leeds, Cleveland, Dublin, and Toronto international piano competitions and extensively studied historical performance practices. Sun received a DMA from Juilliard and is currently Assistant Professor of Music and the Associate Chair in Performance Activities at Smith College.
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More information on Jiayan and the Piano Star competition can be found on our website: https://thepianoleague.com/pianostar2021/

Piano Star International Competition Judges Highlight | Dr. Leann Osterkamp HeSteinway Artist Dr. Leann Osterkamp He is ...
10/21/2021

Piano Star International Competition Judges Highlight | Dr. Leann Osterkamp He

Steinway Artist Dr. Leann Osterkamp He is a judge on the competition's final round and is an educator, solo/collaborative pianist, and recording artist. A Presidential Scholar of the Arts under President Obama, Leann has performed, lectured, done archival research at the Library of Congress, and recorded a solo album. Formerly faculty at Juilliard, Leann is currently the Instrumental Director at RJHS.
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More information on Leann and the Piano Star competition can be found on our website: https://thepianoleague.com/pianostar2021/

Piano Star International Competition Judges Highlight | Dr. Leann Osterkamp He

Steinway Artist Dr. Leann Osterkamp He is a judge on the competition's final round and is an educator, solo/collaborative pianist, and recording artist. A Presidential Scholar of the Arts under President Obama, Leann has performed, lectured, done archival research at the Library of Congress, and recorded a solo album. Formerly faculty at Juilliard, Leann is currently the Instrumental Director at RJHS.
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More information on Leann and the Piano Star competition can be found on our website: https://thepianoleague.com/pianostar2021/

Piano Star International Competition Judges Highlight | Igor LipinskiPolish-born pianist Igor Lipinski will be a judge o...
10/19/2021

Piano Star International Competition Judges Highlight | Igor Lipinski

Polish-born pianist Igor Lipinski will be a judge on the competition's final round. Igor maintains an active concert career in the U.S. and has recently performed at the San Francisco International Piano Festival, College of Charleston International Piano Series, The Evelyn Miller Young Pianists Series, and WNYC's Greene Space. During the pandemic, he turned to recording, starting his own record label, Vanishing Records, and released his first album Alchemy. Igor is currently Assistant Professor of Piano at the University of Oklahoma.
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More information on Igor and the Piano Star competition can be found on our website: https://thepianoleague.com/pianostar2021/

Piano Star International Competition Judges Highlight | Igor Lipinski

Polish-born pianist Igor Lipinski will be a judge on the competition's final round. Igor maintains an active concert career in the U.S. and has recently performed at the San Francisco International Piano Festival, College of Charleston International Piano Series, The Evelyn Miller Young Pianists Series, and WNYC's Greene Space. During the pandemic, he turned to recording, starting his own record label, Vanishing Records, and released his first album Alchemy. Igor is currently Assistant Professor of Piano at the University of Oklahoma.
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More information on Igor and the Piano Star competition can be found on our website: https://thepianoleague.com/pianostar2021/

ONE WEEK LEFT TO APPLY!🌟 Comment if you’ve already sent in an application!--Open to pianists of any nationality ages 18 ...
10/17/2021

ONE WEEK LEFT TO APPLY!🌟
Comment if you’ve already sent in an application!

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Open to pianists of any nationality ages 18 and under, The Piano Star International Competition is a great way to gain exposure, garner feedback from judges, get experience in competitive environments, and, of course, win our cash prizes and more! Learn more at https://thepianoleague.com/pianostar2021/

ONE WEEK LEFT TO APPLY!🌟
Comment if you’ve already sent in an application!

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Open to pianists of any nationality ages 18 and under, The Piano Star International Competition is a great way to gain exposure, garner feedback from judges, get experience in competitive environments, and, of course, win our cash prizes and more! Learn more at https://thepianoleague.com/pianostar2021/

Announced Today: 12 Finalists at the Chopin International CompetitionClick the link in story to find their names and per...
10/17/2021

Announced Today: 12 Finalists at the Chopin International Competition

Click the link in story to find their names and performance videos.

#chopin #piano #pianocompetition

Announced Today: 12 Finalists at the Chopin International Competition

Click the link in story to find their names and performance videos.

#chopin #piano #pianocompetition

Piano Star International Competition Judges Highlight | Brian Yuebing Lin Described as “a tremendous virtuoso” by renown...
10/14/2021

Piano Star International Competition Judges Highlight | Brian Yuebing Lin

Described as “a tremendous virtuoso” by renowned pianist Matti Raekallio, the Chinese concert pianist and doctoral candidate Brian Yuebing Lin enjoys a multi-faceted career of not only high-profile performances across four continents, but also as a frequent lecturer and music educator, a founder of a media hub Piano League, and as an award-winning financial pundit. On the competitive circuit, Mr. Lin earned first-prize finishes at both the Virginia Waring as well as the Lennox International Piano Competitions, top-four finish in the Hilton Head International Competition, and took Third Prize in the Houston Symphony’s Ima Hogg International Competition. He is currently based in New York City while pursuing a Doctorate of Musical Arts at the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University, and holds Bachelor and Master of Music Diplomas from The Juilliard School.

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More information on Brian and the Piano Star competition can be found on our website: https://thepianoleague.com/pianostar2021/

Piano Star International Competition Judges Highlight | Brian Yuebing Lin

Described as “a tremendous virtuoso” by renowned pianist Matti Raekallio, the Chinese concert pianist and doctoral candidate Brian Yuebing Lin enjoys a multi-faceted career of not only high-profile performances across four continents, but also as a frequent lecturer and music educator, a founder of a media hub Piano League, and as an award-winning financial pundit. On the competitive circuit, Mr. Lin earned first-prize finishes at both the Virginia Waring as well as the Lennox International Piano Competitions, top-four finish in the Hilton Head International Competition, and took Third Prize in the Houston Symphony’s Ima Hogg International Competition. He is currently based in New York City while pursuing a Doctorate of Musical Arts at the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University, and holds Bachelor and Master of Music Diplomas from The Juilliard School.

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More information on Brian and the Piano Star competition can be found on our website: https://thepianoleague.com/pianostar2021/

Piano Star International Competition Judges Highlight | Sherry Kim Korean-American pianist Sherry Kim will be a judge fo...
10/13/2021

Piano Star International Competition Judges Highlight | Sherry Kim

Korean-American pianist Sherry Kim will be a judge for the final round of the competition. Sherry has made solo concert appearances around the United States as well as won 2nd prizes at the Chopin International Competitions in Connecticut and Texas. She graduated Manhattan School of Music and Northwestern University and is currently teaching a full studio of private students in NJ and NYC. Sherry is also the Communications & Outreach Director at Piano League and oversees the Piano Star International Competition with founder, Brian Lin.
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More information on Sherry and the Piano Star competition can be found on our website: https://thepianoleague.com/pianostar2021/

Piano Star International Competition Judges Highlight | Sherry Kim

Korean-American pianist Sherry Kim will be a judge for the final round of the competition. Sherry has made solo concert appearances around the United States as well as won 2nd prizes at the Chopin International Competitions in Connecticut and Texas. She graduated Manhattan School of Music and Northwestern University and is currently teaching a full studio of private students in NJ and NYC. Sherry is also the Communications & Outreach Director at Piano League and oversees the Piano Star International Competition with founder, Brian Lin.
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More information on Sherry and the Piano Star competition can be found on our website: https://thepianoleague.com/pianostar2021/

Breaking: 23 Pianists Advance to the Third Round of the Chopin Competition (The Fryderyk Chopin Institute)Read their nam...
10/12/2021

Breaking: 23 Pianists Advance to the Third Round of the Chopin Competition (The Fryderyk Chopin Institute)

Read their names and watch their performances here:

https://thepianoleague.com/news/chopin-international-competition-23-pianists-advances-to-the-third-round/

Breaking: 23 Pianists Advance to the Third Round of the Chopin Competition (The Fryderyk Chopin Institute)

Read their names and watch their performances here:

https://thepianoleague.com/news/chopin-international-competition-23-pianists-advances-to-the-third-round/

Exclusive Interview: PL Teacher of the YearWe sat down with Dr. Pornphan Orn Banternghansa and Dr. Chris McKiggan, co-wi...
10/11/2021

Exclusive Interview: PL Teacher of the Year

We sat down with Dr. Pornphan Orn Banternghansa and Dr. Chris McKiggan, co-winners of the 2020 PL Teacher of the Year, who run the Piano Academy of Bangkok together in Bangkok, Thailand.

The PL Teacher of the Year award is designed to identify and reward teachers who consistently produce good students, by counting the number of students who get first prizes at the Piano League Piano Star International Competition.

Last year, the duo had 8 students who won first prizes (and many more who won other prizes) at the competition, an incredible achievement!

Click the link below to read the entire interview where we delve into the secrets of their success.

https://bit.ly/3ap7TtD

Exclusive Interview: PL Teacher of the Year

We sat down with Dr. Pornphan Orn Banternghansa and Dr. Chris McKiggan, co-winners of the 2020 PL Teacher of the Year, who run the Piano Academy of Bangkok together in Bangkok, Thailand.

The PL Teacher of the Year award is designed to identify and reward teachers who consistently produce good students, by counting the number of students who get first prizes at the Piano League Piano Star International Competition.

Last year, the duo had 8 students who won first prizes (and many more who won other prizes) at the competition, an incredible achievement!

Click the link below to read the entire interview where we delve into the secrets of their success.

https://bit.ly/3ap7TtD

TWO WEEKS LEFT TO APPLY!🌟 --Open to pianists of any nationality ages 18 and under, The Piano Star International Competit...
10/10/2021

TWO WEEKS LEFT TO APPLY!🌟

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Open to pianists of any nationality ages 18 and under, The Piano Star International Competition is a great way to gain exposure, garner feedback from judges, get experience in competitive environments, and, of course, win our cash prizes and more! Learn more at https://thepianoleague.com/pianostar2021/

TWO WEEKS LEFT TO APPLY!🌟

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Open to pianists of any nationality ages 18 and under, The Piano Star International Competition is a great way to gain exposure, garner feedback from judges, get experience in competitive environments, and, of course, win our cash prizes and more! Learn more at https://thepianoleague.com/pianostar2021/

10/10/2021

Piano Star International Competition Winners Highlight | Isabel Feng

Check out a video from the 2020 competition of Silver Prize winner Isabel from the Amateur Division B!
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More information on this year's competition can be found on our website: https://thepianoleague.com/pianostar2021/

10/09/2021

Piano Star International Competition Winners Highlight | Jelica Angelline Zecy Yang

Check out a video from the 2020 competition of Silver Prize winner Jelica from the Amateur Division A!
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More information on this year's competition can be found on our website: https://thepianoleague.com/pianostar2021/

Just in: find out who did - and didn't - make it to the second round of the 18th Chopin Competition Warsaw.
10/07/2021
First Round Results Announced at the 18th Chopin International Piano Competition Warsaw - Piano League

Just in: find out who did - and didn't - make it to the second round of the 18th Chopin Competition Warsaw.

Minutes ago, the Chopin International Piano Competition Warsaw just announced the (number) pianists who made it to the second round of the competition. The First Round of the competition started on Sunday, Oct 3rd, and finished today. During the first round, each contestant was asked to play 2 fast....

Piano Star International Competition Judges Highlight | Yi-Yang ChenPianist Yi-Yang Chen will be a judge for the competi...
10/07/2021

Piano Star International Competition Judges Highlight | Yi-Yang Chen

Pianist Yi-Yang Chen will be a judge for the competition’s final round and is a 2012 winner of the MTNA Young Artist Competition. Chen has travelled internationally and performed in acclaimed venues including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and Banff Music Centre in Canada. He is currently an assistant professor of piano at the University of Kansas and an active adjudicator.
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More information on Chen and the Piano Star competition can be found on our website: https://thepianoleague.com/pianostar2021/

Piano Star International Competition Judges Highlight | Yi-Yang Chen

Pianist Yi-Yang Chen will be a judge for the competition’s final round and is a 2012 winner of the MTNA Young Artist Competition. Chen has travelled internationally and performed in acclaimed venues including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and Banff Music Centre in Canada. He is currently an assistant professor of piano at the University of Kansas and an active adjudicator.
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More information on Chen and the Piano Star competition can be found on our website: https://thepianoleague.com/pianostar2021/

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Attention young pianists - the 2021 Piano Star International Competition is accepting applications beginning Sept. 1! This annual competition is presented by the Piano League - a multi-platform media outlet that connects pianists from around the world with piano-based news, entertainment, and community - co-founded and directed by 2016 HHIPC alum, Brian Lin. In addition to running the Piano League, Brian is also pursuing a Doctorate of Musical Arts at the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University. Bravo, Brian! 🎹👏👏
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Dear friends! We are happy to announce that the first recital of the second round of Crescendo International Youth Music Competition 2021 is premiering on our youtube channel right now: https://www.youtube.com/c/CrescendoCompetitions The recital videos will be available for 24 hours only, please support the young performers, share, and enjoy!
After 3 intensive rounds, 2020 Piano Star International Competition Winners Showcases has been announced. Congratulations to Opus119 students representing Global region: Taige Wang (10) Gold Medal in age 10-12 Lucie Kim (14) Silver Medal in age 13-15 Angela Lee (16) Gold Medal in age 16-18 They received a combined total of $80000 scholarship award. Piano League Steinway & Sons Taige W Leilei
More piano competition news - 2020 HHIPC alum, Andrew Shi (16) is a finalist in the 2020 Piano League "Piano Star" International Competition for pianists up to 18 years old. Bravo, Andrew and best wishes in the final round 🎹👏😷! 2016 HHIPC alum, Brian Lin, is the Founder & Executive Director of the Piano League. Congrats to Brian on this great endeavor!
Time to celebrate and being proud of my students! Louis (7yo) got second prize at the Piano LeaguePiano Star Competition in the Professional division (category up to 12yo) in Asia. Allison (8yo) got third prize at the Piano League Piano Star Competition in the Professional division (category up to 12yo) in USA. Glenn (10yo) ) got third prize at the Piano League Piano Star Competition in the Amateur division (category up to 12yo) in USA. Congratulations! Keep up the great work and have fun playing!
The HHIPC is happy to announce that our friends at the Piano League are presenting the 2020 Piano Star International Competition - a virtual competition for pianists up to 18 years old that will take place in November & December this year. They have assembled a distinguished panel of judges who will adjudicate the competition, and if you follow the HHIPC, you will recognize some familiar names and faces of former HHIPC participants among this internationally renown group: former juror Antonio Pompa-Baldi, and competitors Fei Fei, Lindsay Garritson, Reed Tetzloff, Yi-Yang Chen & Shen Lu. For more information on the competition, please see https://thepianoleague.com/pianostar2020