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· May · 18 Fri 1:00 pm at Muttart Hall Alberta College
10050 Macdonald Dr Edmonton, AB T5J 2B7
Phone: 780.633.3725

Tickets: $10.00 per day, at the door

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The Shean Piano Competition at Muttart Hall Alberta College (Edmonton)  on May 18, 2018
The Shean Piano Competition

The Shean Piano Competition

Edmonton, AB

The Shean Competition for Strings and Piano, made possible by a generous grant to the Edmonton Community Foundation from Ranald and Vera Shean in 1996, is open to young amateur musicians between 15 and 28 years of age who are residents of Canada currently studying here or abroad, ... Read more

General Admission // Afternoon event begins at 1:00 pm and goes until 4:00 pm // Admission also valid for evening block, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm //

6 Finalists Compete for $8,000 Top Prize & Performance with Edmonton Symphony Orchestra

On Friday, May 18 and Saturday, May 19, 2018, six pianists from across Canada will take to the stage of Muttart Hall at the Alberta College Campus of MacEwan University as they vie for the $8,000 top prize in The Shean Piano Competition and the opportunity to play with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra at a later date.

The competition will see the competitors perform their Solo Piano Programs on Friday, May 18 from 1:00 – 4:00 PM and 6:30 – 9:30 PM, and perform their Piano Concertos on Saturday, May 19 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM and 6:30 – 9:00 PM. The adjudications and awards will follow the concertos on Saturday at approximately 9:00 PM, and a reception will follow the awards.

This year's competitors (with hometowns in parentheses) are: • Bryn Blackwood (Simcoe, ON) • Karnsiri Laothamatas (Chiang Rai, Thailand) • Nicole Linaksita (Vancouver, BC) • Élisabeth Pion (Otterburn Park, QC) • David Potvin (Toronto, ON) • Kerry Waller (Ardrossan, AB). The adjudicators for this year's competition are: • David Hoyt, Chair • Brian Preston • Elier Suárez Admission to The Shean Piano Competition is $10 per day.

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