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23 October 2016: Webinar
On 23 October 2016, the organisers of the Cochran Competition (AAF) will hold again an interactive webinar, where several important aspects of Music Physiology will be presented ("What happens in your body during a musical performance").
Fernando Laires passed away
Fernando Laires, the American pianist born in Portugal, passed away on September 9th, 2016, at age 91.
Jury votes published by Grieg Competition
The organisers of the Edvard Grieg Competition (AAF) have published all the votes by the jury members:
German Piano Open Competition
A new international piano competition has been announced: the German Piano Open.
In 2015, the Alink-Argerich Foundation took a new initiative, to award a special prize - the AAF Award - to a pianist who is not among the main prize winners, but who is a remarkable musician and who deserves some extra attention and support.
Hamamatsu publishes jury scores!
Another big step was made by the Hamamatsu International Piano Competition (AAF).
It is wonderful to have the "world wide web": internet!
Arthur Rubinstein Competition
Until October 1st, 2016, pianists between 18 and 32 years of age can still apply for the 15th Arthur Rubinstein Competition (AAF), which will be held in Tel Aviv, 25 April - 11 May 2017.
Hiroko Nakamura passed away
With great sadness, we received the awful news the end of July 2016, that Hiroko Nakamura had passed away.
MozARTe Competition, Aachen
The 12th MozARTe Aachen (former "Prix AmadèO de piano") International Piano Competition (AAF) will take place in Aachen (Germany) from 12th to 16th September 2016.