Born in Novorossiysk, Russia in 1997, Pianist Simon Karakulidi earned the 2019 Gold Medal of The Wideman International Piano Competition in Shreveport, Louisiana. In 2019 alone, Simon won an amazing FOUR medals (three gold medals and one bronze medal) in international piano competitions. Simon has just completed his bachelor’s degree at Park University.
In 2019-2020, Park University’s International Center for Music had five students win top prizes in some of the most prestigious international music competitions in the world.This is a success ratio not enjoyed by any other music conservatory in the country. It is also the most award winners that Park University has celebrated in a single academic year since its inception [...]
Season Includes Tchaikovsky Gold Medalist Violinist Elmar Oliveira, the Dazzling Boston Trio, plus Van Cliburn Gold Medalist Stanislav Ioudenitch in Solo Recital KANSAS CITY, MO (April 20, 2020) — Park International Center for Music (Park ICM) announced today that their 2020-2021 Season would once again kick off in September at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts with Stanislav & [...]
Park ICM Masters in Concert Presents Ben Sayevich, Violin, & Lolita Lisovskaya-Sayevich, Piano, Thursday, October 15, 2020, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 15, 2020 7:30 p.m., 1900 Building, 1900 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Mission Woods, Kansas 66205 The highlight of the evening will be the famed Violin Sonata by Richard Strauss. Written between 1887 and 1888 at the young age of 23, it is noted for its lyrical beauty and its technical demands made on both violinist and pianist. It [...]
Park ICM 1900 Series Features The Boston Trio, Saturday, December 12, 2020, 7:30 p.m. at the 1900 Building
Saturday, December 12, 2020 7:30 p.m. 1900 Building, 1900 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Mission Woods, Kansas 66205 “Whenever this trio plays, drop everything and go hear them!” hailed The Boston Globe on the occasion of The Boston Trio’s Tanglewood debut at Ozawa Hall. Since their formation in 1997, the trio has become one of today’s most exciting chamber ensembles. Acclaimed [...]