Adult Amateur Piano Competition Semi finalists announced

26 June 2012
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<p> Pianist magazine, Yamaha and Chetham&rsquo;s School of Music are delighted to announce the Semi Finalists of our unique amateur piano competition for adults</p> ...

The semi finals hearing took place at the end of May. That panel consisted of Erica Worth (Editor, Pianist magazine), Murray McLachlan (Head of Keyboard, Chetham’s School of Music) and Jesper Buhl (Managing Director, Danacord Records). The jury were delighted by the high standard - it took two days of back-to-back hearings to decide on the semi finalists. Here they are listed below (in no particular order):

Caroline Wright

Martin Evans 

Victor Jimenez

David Dean

Robert Finley

Alain Le Pichon

Anna Maria Stachula

Gil Jetley

Thomas Maurice

Deirbhile Brennan

Peter Bispham

Yvonne Fung

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Peter Morgan

Nuno Maulide

Ian Roy

Thomas Yu

Nigel Rogers

We are delighted too, that some of the semi finalists come from overseas – two from the USA, one from Canada, plus one each from Germany, Spain and France. Truly international!

The semi finals will take place at Chetham’s School of Music, Manchester, on 21 August. Finalists will be announced at the end of the day.

The finals take place at the Royal Northern College concert hall evening of 22 August.

Book tickets to hear the finals concert!

More in-depth news to follow about the semi finalists to follow.

Read background information about the Competition.

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