World International Piano CompetitionThe World International Piano Competition is a classical piano competition in Santa Fe, New Mexico, which was first held in 2002, and has continued in 2004-2005, 2007-2008, 2010 and 2011.
Competition [http://www.internationalpianoinstitute.com/directors.html Founder and Director] is Lawrence D. Porter, M.M. The competition theme is "Seeking depth and maturity beyond virtuosity." The [http://www.internationalpianoinstitute.com/index.html 2011 Competition] is a piano e-competition, with no travel required by performers, and no age limit. [http://www.internationalpianoinstitute.com/app.html Online application] for 2011 Competition.
Rules and regulations have undergone a complete revision. Emphasis is being placed on the composition of the jury, which primarily consists of well-known and respected [http://www.internationalpianoinstitute.com/judge.html performing artists.]
2011 Prize Winners
Former Prize Winners
2005: Solo Division :* First Place (tie): Yuri Chayama & Mana Tokuno :* Second Place: Fred Karpoff :* Third Place: Michael Schneider
: Concerto Division :* First Place (tie): Fred Karpoff & Ioannis Potamousis