2013 Rocky Mountain Amateur Piano Competition
August 6-11, 2013
in beautiful Colorado Springs, Colorado
Recent article in the Colorado Springs Gazette:
All events take place in Packard Hall, Colorado College,
5 W. Cache La Poudre St., Colorado Springs, 80903
except for the Free Amateur Recital in the Carnegie Room of the Penrose Public Library on Saturday, Aug. 10th
20 N. Cascade, Colorado Springs
Including: Competition • Seminar • Master Class • Recitals • Receptions
Pianist JOHN NOVACEK regularly performs internationally as a solo recitalist, chamber musician and concerto soloist. As a soloist, he took top prizes at both the Leschetizky and Joanna Hodges international piano competitions, among many others, and he has presented over thirty concerti with dozens of orchestras. John has appeared with Yo-Yo Ma, Joshua Bell and Lella Josefowicz among others and he has performed in major halls across the world, including the Kennedy Center, Avery Fisher Hall, Carnegie’s Zankel Hall and in halls across Europe and Japan. He records for Philips, Nonesuch, Arabesque, Warner Classics, Sony/BMG, Koch International, Universal Classics, Ambassador, Pony Canyon, Four Winds, Arkay, Virtuoso and EMI Classics. The LA Times has praised this California native as having “a commanding presence at the keyboard…sterling technique…virile, integrated playing.”
Solo Recital on Saturday, August 10th, 2013: Program includes works by Beethoven, Carter, Schumann, Novacek
Thursday Evening Recitalist:
Pianist ANGELINA GADELIYA was born in Sukhumi, Georgia in the former USSR, and moved to the US with her family in 1990. She holds degrees from Stony Brook University, Juilliard and Mannes College of Music. Angelina performed on the Carnegie Hall subscription series for three seasons with the prestigious Ensemble ACJW, and has recently participated in highly acclaimed residencies with the ensemble at the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Festival in Germany, the Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Festival, and at Princeton University. Angelina appeared as soloist with the Chamber Orchestra of the Springs and serves as Piano Faculty and Director of Curriculum at the Colorado Springs Conservatory. Her performances have been featured on New York's WQXR radio station.
Solo Recital on Thursday, August 8th, 2013 at 7:00PM: Program includes works by Mozart, Webern, Chopin, Shostakovich, Schnitke, and Scriabin.
Tickets to all events are available at:
The Worner Center Desk, 902 N. Cascade Ave.;
635-7329; www.apiano.org or at the door
Click below for Mail Order Tickets:
We are delighted to offer the 2013 Rocky Mountain Amateur Piano Competition as a part of the
Colorado College Summer Festival of the Arts.
All events are open to the public.
Our mission is to support, promote, educate and encourage amateur pianists around the world and to bring great classical music to the Pikes Peak region.