THE 2015 COMPETITION APPLICATION INFO NOW AVAILABLE. CLICK HERE.
Upcoming musical events in the Desert:
Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 2 PM - Opera in the Park, Palm Springs
Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 7 PM - McCallum Theatre - Scott Beaty in concert - "From the Heart" - piano and voice
Join Key Players (click on Become A Member) and hear about our upcoming field trip to the Colburn School on June 1.
FOR CONTACT INFO, GO TO ABOUT US, CONTACT US
See examples from our competitions on YouTube.
CD's and DVD's of the 2011, 2009 and 2007 Competitions are available for purchase.
Call 760-773-2575 or email the VWIPC office for details.
2009 Winner Stanislav Khristenko Takes First Place at Cleveland Int'l Piano Competition
On August 12, 2013 Stanislav Khristenko (who won the 2009 VWIPC Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall First Place Prize and the Ernst Krenek Prize) was named the Mixon First Place winner of the 2013 Cleveland International Piano Competition. Besides $50,000, Khristenko gets a 50 concert engagement contract, three years of management services, a recording by Steinway & Sons, New York, and a recital at Carngie Hall's Zankel Hall on May 19, 2014! Congratulations Stanislav!!
Khristenko competed against 27 other pianists over a ten day period. CONGRATULATIONS Stanislav!!
Since winning the 2009 VWIPC Solo Competition, Khristenko won the Iturbe Piano Competition in 2010, made a critically acclaimed recording of Ernst Krenek music and has been actively concertizing. He also got married!