Amateur piano competitions

A Fresh Approach Amidst Piano Competitions for Adults

A Fresh Approach Amidst Piano Competitions for Adults

Every year in musical capitals around the globe, such as Paris, Berlin, and Washington DC, amateur pianists stride onto brightly lit stages, take their seats at concert grands, and play before a panel of judges with the hope of garnering a prize.

An Amateur Pianist Creates a Concert Series

An Amateur Pianist Creates a Concert Series

When Glenn Kramer visited London in 1999, the noontime classical piano concerts enchanted him. In London for six weeks while on a summer sabbatical, he checked TimeOut London in the mornings and attended the concerts, usually free to the public, during lunchtime. At Wigmore Hall, he heard Liszt’s “Benediction de Dieu dans la Solitude” for the first time.