July 23 7:30-9:30 doors open at 7 p.m.
July 24 7:00-9:30 p.m. doors open at 7 p.m.
FAC SaGaJi Theatre
Amateur Pianists International (API) will be filling our theatre with the sweet sounds of winning classical piano recitalists. Please note: This is an external event. Please contact API for more information! http://www.apiano.org/ or call 719.635.7329.
Rocky Mountain Amateur Piano Competition traditionally draws amateur pianists from all over the world. Winners of the most recent three competitions were from Dubai, Tokyo and nearby Larkspur, Colorado!
The winners get great prizes, in addition to a chance to play at the "Parde of Winners" concert:
* First Place: The first place winner will receive a $1,000 cash prize and will be invited to present a concerto performance with the Chamber Orchestra of the Springs under the baton of Maestro Thomas Wilson sometime in the following year. Travel, room and board expenses will be paid by API up to a maximum of $1,500.
* Second Place: The second place winner will receive a cash prize of $500 and will be invited back to Colorado Springs for a solo recital sometime within the next year. Travel, room and board expenses will be paid by API up to a maximum of $1,000.
* Certificates will be awarded for the best performance of Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Impressionistic, and Modern time periods.