Piano competitions that provide keyboard choice
The first international piano competition in the world (Dallas Chamber Symphony International Piano Competition), held in March every year, has offered a choice of Steinbuhler keyboards (DS5.5® and DS6.0®), as well as the conventional keyboard, to participants since 2014. For further information about the competition, held each year in March, visit: http://www.dcspianocompetition.org/ Dates for the 2018 competiton: 14-17 March. Entry deadline: 15 December 2017.
A contestant in the 2017 competition, Mi-Eun Kim, played Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 on a DS6.0® keyboard.She tried this size keyboard for the first time the day before the competition and adjusted within an hour!
Here is a link to the start of her first round performance:- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDML3ZbM1UU
From March 2018, a second piano competition in Oklahoma will provide the option of a Steinbuhler DS6.0® keyboard. The Kuleshov International Piano Festival and Competition is funded by the Swigeart Foundation in association with the UCO College of Fine Arts and Design and the UCO School of Music. It will cater for pianists aged 15-24. Dates for the 2018 competition: 22-25 February. Entry deadline:15 January 2018. For further information visit: http://www.uco.edu/cfad/thekuleshov/index.asp
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