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2014 WPI Application Deadline Extended

The World Pianist Invitational has announced an extension of the application deadline for its 2014 competition. The new deadline will be Friday, May 2, 2014.

Due to technical issues that some of our applicants experienced, many potential competitors and judges were unable to complete their online applications for this year’s competition by the original deadline date. The World Pianist Invitational has received many requests to extend the 2014 application deadline. After careful consideration of the situation, the WPI Judicial Committee has made the decision to extend this year’s deadline in order to provide the opportunity for as many gifted young pianists and qualified adjudicators as possible to participate.

Enter a world-class international classical piano competition.

On June 15, 2013, World Pianist Invitational Finalists performed at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and took home more than $10,000 in cash scholarships. Are you ready to compete in 2014?

Our 2014 competition will be held at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater on Saturday, July 12.

Applications are now being accepted for both judges and competitors. Click the "GET STARTED" button above to begin the process of reaching your dreams! To sign up for the latest news, please go to the WPI Newsletter Sign Up Page.

Congratulations to the winners of the
2013 World Pianist Invitational!

Young Musicians (6-9 years old)
First Place - Joshua Stanczak, USA
First Runner Up - Marissa Liu, USA
Second Runner Up - Anna Wang, USA
Finalist - Evan Xue, USA
Finalist - Gianna Sabatini, USA

Junior Musicians (10-13 years old)
First Place - Samuel Howard Huie, USA
First Runner Up - Laura Chen, USA
Second Runner Up - Leyla Kabuli, USA
Finalist - Jessica Yeung, USA
Finalist - Lawrence Lan, USA

Intermediate Musicians (14-17 years old)
First Place - Josiah Wilkinson, USA
First Runner Up - Naomi Druskic, Bosnia
Second Runner Up - Shandee Teruya, USA
Finalist - Elizabeth McDowell, USA
Finalist - Jason Ren, Bahamas

Advanced Musicians (18-21 years old)
First Place - Mario Jimenez, Costa Rica
First Runner Up - Kevin Huang, USA
Second Runner Up - Kawthar Abbas, Bahrain

Graduate Musicians (22-29 years old)
First Place - Suham Bello, Costa Rica
First Runner Up - Valeria Delgado, Costa Rica
Second Runner Up - Myung-ji Lee, Republic of Korea
Finalist - Fahrettin Eren Yahsi, Turkey

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