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SHMUKLER WINS “BEST PERFORMANCE OF A MOZART CONCERTO” AWARD AT 16TH CLIBURN

Congrats to Park International Center for Music graduate student, Ilya Shmukler. While Ilya was not named a medalist at the 16th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition last night, as one of the six finalists, he earned a $10,000 prize, and he won $5,000 for the “Best Performance of a Mozart Concerto” award. We are so proud of you, Ilya! More Information Here

 ‘I LOVE IT SO MUCH’: KANSAS CITIAN FROM RUSSIA BASKS IN GLOW OF CLIBURN PIANO HONORS

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THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA APPOINTS ICM ALUMNI DAVID RADZYNSKI AS CONCERTMASTER

Friday, May 27 – The Cleveland Orchestra announced that after an extensive and rigorous audition and search process, Music Director Franz Welser-Möst and The Cleveland Orchestra have appointed violinist David Radzynski as concertmaster. He will hold the Blossom-Lee Concertmaster Chair, which was endowed by Mrs. John A. Lee in 1975 in honor of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Dudley Blossom, Sr.  Read More Here

PARK UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR MUSIC INTRODUCES 2022-23 CONCERT SEASON

We are pleased to share a peek at our next season of inspiring performances by ICM students and faculty, plus some very special guest performers including Violinist Shmuel Ashkenasi, Pianist Claudio Martinez Mehner, and almuni Pianist Behzod Abduramov

Click Here to see the season schedule and check back often for more details and program information to emerge.

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WHAT FRIENDS ARE FOR …

Ioudenitch and Company Make Brilliant Music Together

by Paul Pattison, special to KC Arts Beat – When Van Cliburn gold medalist Stanislav Ioudenitch and his friends get together and invite guests to the festivities, you can expect to be immensely entertained. That was certainly the case Saturday night, March 19, as around one thousand attended “Stanislav and Friends,” an evening of magnificent music at Helzberg Hall.

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Photo credit Kenny Johnson

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SAVE THE DATE!!!

Stanislav & Friends 2023
March 11, 2023
7:00 P.M.
Kauffman Center For The Performing Arts

Held each year in the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, it’s a rare opportunity to experience the magnificence of Park International Center for Music’s award-winning artists. All on one stage. All in one night.

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PARK ICM AND OWEN COX DANCE GROUP SHARES PERFORMANCE ONLINE

Did you miss the fabulous collaboration between Owen/Cox Dance Group and students from the International Center for Music? If so, watch the incredible performances here!

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THE NEWEST MEMBER OF THE PARK INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR MUSIC’S STEINWAY FLEET HAS ARRIVED!

Van Cliburn Gold Medalist, Professor Stanislav Ioudenitch had found THE ONE & our new baby arrived yesterday from NYC’s Steinway & Sons with the help of our awesome rep from Steinway Kansas City. Pianist Anastasia Vorotnaya took it for a test drive and got TWO THUMBS UP!

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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