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ICM Student, Ilya Shmukler, Wins Concours Geza Anda Piano Competition

Ilya Shmukler, piano student of  Stanislav Ioudenitch at Park University’s International Center for Music, took 1st Place at the Concourse Geza Anda piano competition in Zurich, Switzerland. In addition to taking the top overall prize, Ilya was awarded the Audience Prize, the Mozart-Prize, the Special Prize of the Hungarian Radio Arts Groups, and the Junior Jury Award.

Click Here for more information about the competition, the awards, and links to watch the Finals performances. Congratulations Ilya!

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Park ICM Artistic Director Announces 2024-25 Concert Season

Dear friends,

I am thrilled to invite you to the Park International Center for Music 2024-25 Concert Series, a season brimming with extraordinary musical explorations. As we uphold our tradition of excellence, join us to delve into performances that celebrate the revered heritage and dynamic creativity of the classical music landscape.

Stanislav Ioudenitch, Artistic Director and Founder
Park International Center for Music

Read Featured Article in the KC Star
Browse Our 2024-25 Season of Concerts Here!

Image Credit: Evgeny Evtyukhov 

STUDENT SUMMER INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONS ARE HERE!

Many of our talented students will be competing in competitions this summer! Keep up with their exciting journeys as they travel the globe, and don’t miss the chance to support them if your own travel plans align!

Ilya Shmukler
Concours Géza Anda 2024
Zurich, Switzerland
May 30- June 8, 2024
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Yangrui Cai
Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition
Salt Lake City, Utah
June 16-29, 2024
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Tatiana Dorokhova 
Santa Cecilia International Piano Competition
Porto, Portugal
June 21-28, 2024
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FEATURE EVENT

STANISLAV & FRIENDS 2024

Stanislav & Friends 2024 was an amazing event breaking records in both attendance and funds raised. Mark your calendar for next year’s Stanislav & Friends 2025, March 1, 7:00 p.m., at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts!

Nestled in the river bluffs overlooking Kansas City, MO, a musical enclave is quietly producing some of the best classical musicians in the world.

Based on the Classic European Apprenticeship Model, the Park International Center for Music is transforming talented protégés in piano, violin, viola and cello into world-class performers.

Our internationally renowned instructors prepare students not only for the rarefied air of top international competition, but also in the life skills needed to thrive in their chosen profession.

No other American music program provides this intensive European protégé/master training.

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