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9-Year-Old Pianist Wows Judges on America’s Got Talent

Friday, May 30th, 2014

With so many musicians and performers competing on America’s Got Talent, it can be hard to make an impression. However nine-year-old pianist Adrian Romoff certainly made his.

Romoff from Atlanta, who admits to having skipped five grades and can play piano like both Mozart and a rock star,...

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Win a Chance to Duet with Pianist Jim Brickman

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

The deadline is nearing to enter the contest to sing with nationally renowned pianist Jim Brickman during his July 3 concert at Independence Memorial Hall.

Brickman, deemed the most commercially successful pop pianist of the last two decades, will perform Friday July 3, 7:30 p.m. His fame stems...

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Pianist Irene Alexander Passes Away Aged 94

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Making music was Irene Alexander’s inspiration as well as lifeline. It allowed her to forge ahead, say friends and family, through a string of misfortunes that would have felled an ordinary mortal.

In 2005, the Chicago pianist and piano teacher performed for Hurricane Katrina survivors...

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Pianist Lang Lang Performs In Milan

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Duomo Square, in the heart of Italy’s Milan, resounded with long applause from a packed audience for Chinese pianist Lang Lang on Monday night.

The concert, part of a program dedicated to next year’s Expo Milano 2015, was attended by thousands of residents and visitors who gathered...

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Nine-Year-Old Pianist Receives Double Award

Sunday, May 25th, 2014

Young pianist Olivia Bird has achieved a remarkable double after receiving two awards.

The nine-year-old of Warlingham gained a Distinction in her ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music) Grade 1 piano exam.

This is in addition to winning her class at this month’s...

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London Pianist Prepares For Competition

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

London pianist Talisa Blackman is ready to compete amongst 30 other young musicians in the Stepping Stone competition in Toronto.

Billed as “the Olympics of classical music,” Stepping Stone opens this week in Toronto.

“It’s good exposure just to be there is the first thing,”...

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David Bowie Pianist Returns to Midland

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

Mike Garson, a frequent pianist for David Bowie, will perform in the 7:30 p.m. show at Lincoln Park’s Mainstage Theater, joined by Dr. Barry Bittman, a neurologist, researcher and CEO of the Yamaha Music and Wellness Institute.

Tickets are $20, adults; $10, students for the “Physician...

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Russian Pianist Zlata Chochieva Makes Miami Debut

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

The winner of ten international competitions, Russian pianist Zlata Chochieva offered an exhibition of the kind of playing competition juries love. Chochieva can play at the most fierce speeds with precision. She coaxes a thunderous sonority from the instrument and can roll octaves and draw out inner...

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Pianist Martin James Bartlett Wins BBC Young Musician

Monday, May 19th, 2014

A 17-year-old pianist from Essex has won the BBC Young Musician 2014 competition in what he described as the highlight of his life.

Martin James Bartlett performed Rachmaninov’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini in the final at the Usher Hall, Edinburgh.

Martin won at the second...

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Metropolis Pianist Dmytro Morykit To Perform In London

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Metropolis pianist Dmytro Morykit will be heading to London to perform again during a screening of this classic silent film.

Perthshire pianist Dmytro Morykit received a standing ovation when he accompanied a screening of silent film Metropolis in Crieff recently.

The classic 1927 film,...

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Blind Pianist Plays For Jools Holland

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Jools Holland recently invited a young blind pianist to perform for him before one his shows.

Isabella King has just turned nine-years-old but already demonstrates exceptional skill on the ivories.

Her talents were noticed by the manager of the Embassy Theatre in Skegness who showed...

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Auckland Pianist Stunned At American Offers

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

Auckland pianist Sylvia Jiang’s dreams have just become reality after four prestigious American music schools have offered her full scholarships.

The former St Cuthbert’s College student in Auckland has been offered full scholarships to Juilliard School, Yale School of Music, Peabody...

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Mike Sanchez Biography To Be Released

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Michael Madden has been a fan of Mike Sanchez for many years and now he is about to publish a biography of the renowned pianist.

Michael has written the biography of one of the finest rhythm and blues pianists in the world, after being inspired by a cassette given to him by his mum.

Michael...

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Pianist Tomasz Herbut to Perform in Thailand

Monday, May 12th, 2014

Polish pianist Tomasz Herbut will make his Thailand debut this Friday with a commemorative concert for the anniversary for the late HRH Princess Galyani Vadhana.

Organised by the Fund for Classical Music Promotion, in collaboration with the Department of Cultural Promotion, Ministry of Culture,...

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New Coldplay concert on Sky TV

Saturday, May 10th, 2014

An all new Coldplay concert will be shown on Sky Arts 1 this month, marking the release of the band’s latest CD “Ghost Stories.”

“Coldplay: Ghost Stories” will be shown at 9:30pm on May 19, the very same day the band publish their 6th studio album. The concert...

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