♫ 2015 ♫

2015 13th Washington International Piano Artists Competition Results

Highlights Page for Photos & Recordings
(as availalble)

$2,000 grand prize & debut recital in DC at Kosciuszko Foundation, DC, TBA

& inviation to participation in the WINNERS’ GRAND PRIX CONCERT April, 2016--- goes to

FIRST PRIZE WINNER Michael Cheung

SECOND PRIZE WINNER
Jospeph Liu

THIRD PRIZE WINNER
Andy Liao

SPECIAL AWARDS:  Best performances for………

BACH -  Max Sung
Prelude & Fugue in A-flat Major, BWV 862

BEETHOVEN - Joseph Liu
Sonata in A Major, Op. 101

CHOPIN – Michael Cheung
Polonaise-Fantasy

RAVEL – Joseph Liu
Jeau d'eau

BAROQUE –
Michael Cheung
Ramau Gavotte & 6 Doubles

CONTEMPORARY –
Miriam Berro
Ginastera 3 Danzas Argentina

CLASSICAL - 
Utako Tanigawa Sonata
Haydn Sonata in C minor HOB:XVI:20

ROMANTIC  - 
Lara Fesdekjian
Chopin Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52

MOST IMAGINATIVE
PROGRAMMING
Judy Darst

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Click on our HIGHLIGHTS PAGE for RECORDINGS OF WIPAC CONCERTS AND COMPETITION FINALS FROM LAST YEAR; 2015 Posted as Available

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  WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL PIANO ARTISTS COMPETITION

(Last Revision: June 24th, 2016 ; all competition events subject to change)

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For the benefit of the general public, WIPAC invites you and your friends to a very special event, The Washington International Piano Artists Competition, in Washington, DC, August 3rd to August 7th, 2016.

Locations for the competition's various rounds will be announced below in Competitions, Locations and Travel Information. This information will be found useful for local and out of state public attendance as well as to visiting pianist competitors.

The Final Round of the Competition is followed by an Award Ceremony and Celebratory Dinner. With your support this will be, as it has been for 13 years, one of the great summer events in Washington, DC.

WIPAC solicits membership donations in support of its mission and this competition, and relies heavily on public support to achieve its mission. Your donations are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law. Please be generous.

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THE FOURTEENTH WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL PIANO ARTISTS COMPETITION
WILL BE HELD AUGUST 3 - AUGUST 7, 2016

The following forms will be updated for the 2016 COMPETITION soon. For now, those planning to attend as competitors, may use the 2015 guidelines for general information on rules and procedures. The deadline for submittal of entries will probably be approximately July 5th, and will be announced when the new application forms are ready. Pianists may send an email to WIPAC if they are interested in receiving information regarding updated information promptly.

2016 Washington International Piano Artists Competition Guidelines & Application Forms (doc)

2016 Washington International Piano Artists Competition Guidelines & Application Forms (pdf)

Update to Guidelines: Winner will be offered opportunity to perform with WIPAC's new partner, The McLean Orchestra. New Liszt prize this year is among the Special Awards category

COMPETITION LOCATIONS, DIRECTIONS, & TRAVEL INFORMATION; Updated for 2016 but not fully complete)
(This File will be updated as specific venues are arranged. The George Washington University Music Department (GWU) Rome Hall, B120, is home base for the competition's initial rounds, and pianists arriving should register and sign up for practice rooms there.)

 

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LIST OF PAST WINNERS OF
THE WIPAC WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL PIANO ARTISTS COMPETITION


1-2003 Paul Romero
2-2004 Jim Allison
3-2005 Henri Delbeau
4-2006 Christopher Shih
5-2007 Jelena Vladikovic
6-2008 Vincent Schmithorst
7-2009 Tzu-Feng Liu
8-2010 Viscount Thurston
9-2011 Ali Mushtaq
10-2012 Keng Siong Sim
11-2013 Matthias Fischer
12-2014 Michael Slavin
13-2015 Michael Cheung
14-2016 _____________

LINK TO HIGHLIGHTS, PHOTOS, PROGRAMS, RECORDINGS OF LIVE PERFORMANCES

For your general Interest the following program from 2015 is provided here while the 2016 Program for the competition is in preparation.

2015 WIPAC PIANO COMPETITION PROGRAM
(cover page excluded)

FESTIVALDC.COM Coverage of FINAL ROUND BY HENRY & LISA POLGAR

For additional coverage at FESTIVALDC.com go to website and check under Arts and Culture or search for WIPAC.