The 2017 Competition took place from March 26 – April 2, 2017. 27 Contestants participated in the Solo Preliminary Round; 18 Contestants participated in the Concerto Preliminary Round with 2nd Piano. All the contestants were amazing pianists. Audio CDs of all the solo preliminary round, semi-final round and most of the Concerto Preliminary Round with 2nd Piano are available for sale through the Waring office. $15 includes shipping and handling within the US.
All rounds of the competition were open to the public. Preliminary rounds and master classes were free to the audience at the Indian Wells Theater, located on the campus of CSUSB-Palm Desert, 37-500 Cook St., Palm Desert, CA 92211
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