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Upcoming Dates: Feb 7 - Gala with Jon Nakamatsu; April 10 - start of 2022 Competition

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2021 is now 2022 Senior Division Competition

2021 is now 2022 Senior Division Competition

The 2021 Senior Division of the Waring International Piano Competition will be postponed one year to spring of 2022: April 10 - 18, 2022.  All contestants who qualify age wise for 2021 will be eligible for 2022! All preliminary rounds and Solo Finals will be held at the College of the Desert's Pollock Theater in Palm Desert. The Concerto Finals with the Waring Festival Orchestra will be held on Monday, April 18, 2022 at 6 PM at the McCallum Theatre.  The competition is open to pianists who are between the ages of 18 and 31 on April 10, 2022.   Application Deadline:  Oct 15, 2021 - Rules and regulations are now available.

Dr. Sabrina Xiao He - CD Now Available

Dr. Sabrina Xiao He - CD Now Available

Waring artist Dr. Sabrina Xiao He's new CD is now available through the Waring office and online. CD includes selections by Debussy and traditional Chinese melodies. $25 includes shipping and handling; otherwise, $20 if you collect from the office - by appointment only. Produced by Ivory Classics, same label that handles all of Virginia Morley Waring's CDs and DVDs. Order Today

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Gala - Mon, March 28, 2022 with Jon Nakamatsu

Gala - Mon, March 28, 2022 with Jon Nakamatsu

Our next Gala will be on Monday, March 28, 2022 at the Westin Mission Hills. Cocktails and appetizers at 6 PM, dinner and program follows at 7 PM.  Internationally renowned artist Jon Nakamatsu is the featured performer.  Special In Memoriam Tribute to Jack Grundhofer; Community Impact Award to Saks Fifth Avenue - accepted by General Manager Dennis Flaig-Moore. Gala chair is JoAnn Wellner. Event Sponsors include Contour Dermatology, El Paseo Jewelers, Steve Tobin and Johnny Krupa with Grace Helen Spearman Foundation, Palm Springs Friends of the Philharmonic,  Palm Springs Life and Saks Fifth Avenue. For more information, click here.

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