26 January – 4 February 2024

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Yungyung Guo Wins Gurwitz Gold!

Yungyung Guo Wins Gurwitz Gold!

Back to Gurwitz NewsAfter final Round IV deliberations on Saturday, judges selected winners of the Gold ($30,000), Silver ($20,000), and Bronze ($10,000) Medals based upon their performances throughout the whole competition.Results Gold - Yungyung Guo, ChinaSilver -...

2024 Jury Speak on Texas Public Radio Panel

2024 Jury Speak on Texas Public Radio Panel

Back to Gurwitz NewsJury Chair Scott Yoo moderated a panel conversation at Texas Public Radio during competition week with fellow jurors Sergio Tiempo, Lilya Zilberstein, and Mikhail Voskresensky, the latter who performed a Waltz in E minor (Op. posth) by Frederic...

3 Finalists Selected!

3 Finalists Selected!

Back to Gurwitz NewsJudges have narrowed the six Round II semifinalists to three finalists to continue to Round III on Thursday, then to the final Round IV on Saturday. Finalists Young Sun Choi, South KoreaYungyung Guo, ChinaTatiana Dorokhova, RussiaAward Winner Round...

6 Semifinalists Selected!

6 Semifinalists Selected!

Back to Gurwitz NewsAfter independent deliberation by the esteemed jury, The Gurwitz is proud to announce six semifinalists. The following list below is in order they will perform in for Round II on Tuesday at the University at the Incarnate Word:Semifinalists Zihao...

Gurwitz 2024 Medalists

Three outstanding pianists made it to the final rounds during the 2024 competition:

Yungyung Guo, gold
Tatiana Dorokhova, silver
Young Sun Choi, bronze

Click below to read about the winners and learn more about the future of these shining piano stars!

Group picture of the three winners of The Gurwitz 2024, in this order: Bronze Medalist Young Sun Choi, Silver Medalist Tatiana Dorokhova, and Gold Medalist Yungyung Guo of China

WATCH

All Gurwitz 2024 Competition Rounds I – IV were broadcast live around the world online and on-air! Texas Public Radio’s Barry Brake hosted the broadcast and guided audiences through each competitor recital, as well as interview on-air guests such as Round III commissioned composer Dr. Aaron Prado.

Click below to watch all rounds on-demand. Thanks to Music Foundation of San Antonio for sponsoring the broadcast!

SUPPORT

There are many ways you can support The Gurwitz International Piano Competition and be a part of the global stage it represents!

Sponsorships, donations, advertisement, contestant hosting, and volunteer opportunities are just some of the ways to get involved and provide a valuable service to this remarkable event.

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Dionne Warwick

2024 Honorary Chair

One of the greatest pop legends of all time, six-time Grammy-winning singer Dionne Warwick is not only an advocate for the 2024 Gurwitz but performed in San Antonio during competition week.

One quote from the artist exemplifies one of the many reasons why The Gurwitz sought her out: “I’d like to see a world free of strife, stress, pain, hunger, war – a cool place where everyone could live.” 

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