Over the course of the summer this year, a preliminary jury - 2020 Gold Medalist Jiale Li, Italian pianist Pasquale Iannone, and U.S. pianist Daria Rabotkina - narrowed down from 76 total applicants to the 2024 competition. This jury also made the decision to include...
Get ready to immerse yourself in a world of piano brilliance and virtuosity as we proudly announce The Gurwitz International Piano Competition, occurring from 26 January - 4 February 2024 in San Antonio, TX, USA. Please mark your calendars and join us next year! The...
In a recital titled after the artist's Gold Medal win at the 2020 Gurwitz International Piano Competition, Musical Bridges Around the World presents pianist Jiale Li in “Golden Touch” to open its 26th season of Russell Hill Rogers Musical Evenings at San Fernando...
On 5 February 2023, The Gurwitz International Piano Competition announced its new Honorary Chair for the upcoming competition in January/February 2024, international music icon Dionne Warwick. As a cornerstone of American pop music and culture, Warwick's soothing and...
Experience the art of piano in San Antonio, Texas, USA! The Gurwitz seeks to discover the next generation of top young pianists from around the world with four rounds of competition and a unique focus to bridge classical piano with world music.
All public performances are free and open to the public in and will be live streamed to audiences around the world. Click below to learn more about event dates and information as they are announced!
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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.
2024 Honorary Chair
One of the greatest pop legends of all time, six-time Grammy-winning singer Dionne Warwick will not only be an advocate for the 2024 Gurwitz but will also perform 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.”
2020 Gurwitz Medalists
Three outstanding pianists made it to the final rounds during the 2020 competition:
Jiale Li, gold
Yedam Kim, silver
Leonardo Colafelice, bronze
Click below to learn more about the 2020 winners and their journey since the competition!