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Spotlight on Philip Fortenberry, 2018 Gala Performer

Spotlight on Philip Fortenberry, 2018 Gala Performer

As a versatile artist whose styles encompass a wide range of musical genres, Philip Fortenberry is a performer with an equally expansive career. Philip was the pianist and Associate Conductor for the Broadway musical, Rocky, where he also received the inaugural “Ghostlight Award” as Best Musician on Broadway. He was honored with the 2014 “Encore Award for Musical Excellence” presented by The Nevada School of the Arts. Philip was featured as the piano double for Emmy and Golden Globe winner Michael Douglas’ portrayal of Liberace in the HBO Films biopic, Behind the Candelabra. He is currently the Associate Conductor of Jersey Boys at Paris Las Vegas.

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2018 Gala honoring Jack and Patti Grundhofer

2018 Gala honoring Jack and Patti Grundhofer

For some, a love of piano is intrinsic. For others, it is an interest turned to enthusiasm that is learned and grown and, for that, may be all the more intense. However the passion is sparked, it is a love meant to be shared. Sharing and passion are at the top of any list of descriptors for John F. (Jack) and Patricia Meier (Patti) Grundhofer and underscore and infuse the many reasons the Grundhofers are the 2018 recipients of The Waring International Piano Competition Lifetime Achievement Award. Buy Tickets

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2017 Senior Competition / 2019 Junior & Intermediate Competition

2017 Senior Competition / 2019 Junior & Intermediate Competition

The 2017 Senior Competition was held March 26-April 2 in Palm Desert, California with 27 contestants participating!  The next competition will be March 24 - April 1, 2019 for two divisions: Juniors ages 12 and under; and 13 to 17 years old. Rules and Regulations will be posted fall of 2017.  

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