Olga Kern International Piano Competition
The Olga Kern International Piano Competition was announced in April, 2015. Open to pianists aged 18-32, the inaugural competition took place in Albuquerque, New Mexico in autumn of 2016, and the finalists performed with the New Mexico Philharmonic. The winners of the competition, Chen Guang (1st), Anna Dmytrenko (2nd), Anastasiya Naplekova (3rd), and Joshua Rupley (4th) received $11,000, $7,500, $5,000, and $2,000, respectively, in prize money. In addition, the 1st prize winner received future concert engagements in the US and Europe and a professional recording with Steinway. For more information, click here.