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<span style="color:red"><b>NEW!</b></span> Sergey Antonov in Recital<br/>Newport Music Festival 2013

NEW! Sergey Antonov in Recital
Newport Music Festival 2013

Enjoy this performance of Tchaikovsky Competition gold medal winning cellist Sergey Antonov in recital with pianist Bernadene Blaha from the 2013 Newport Music Festival. This uncut, unedited performance was previously recorded on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at the 2013 Newport Music Festival.


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<span style="color:red"><b>NEW!</b></span> Byron Janis<br/>Lifetime Achievement

NEW! Byron Janis
Lifetime Achievement

On May 30th, 2012, the Yamaha Music and Wellness Institute (YMWI) presented its Lifetime Achievement Award to internationally renowned concert pianist and Yamaha Artist Byron Janis. The celebratory evening highlighted the dazzling international career and personal journey of the legendary virtuoso pianist, world ambassador and composer who, despite multiple hand surgeries, continues to extend his mind-over-matter approach and extraordinary gift to those in need. Alongside performances by Maestro Janis himself, the program also features appearances by Yamaha Artist and pop song stylist Tony DeSare, Yamaha Artist and acclaimed young jazz pianist Gerald Clayton, Vy Higginsen's Gospel for Teens Choir of Harlem, classical pianist Lola Astanova and former Harvard Trio pianist Dr. Richard Kogan. This uncut, unedited performance was originally recorded on May 30, 2012 at Lincoln Center.


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<span style="color:red"><b>NEW!</b></span> Rachel Eckroth, Khani Cole & Friends<br/>From MIM

NEW! Rachel Eckroth, Khani Cole & Friends
From MIM

Jazz pianist, singer and songwriter Rachel Eckroth, whose work is recognized for its unique and eclectic creativity rooted in a jazz foundation, has been a fixture in the jazz scene since high school. After obtaining her MFA in jazz performance from Rutgers University, Eckroth released her first solo album “Mind.” The release of this album received much praise; which only inspired her to dive deeper into her music, immersing herself in the studio to perfect her lyrics and ideas. The result of this creative journey was her second solo album “Let Go”—a work of musical depth, influenced by a fusion of jazz, pop and R&B sounds. Her most recent release, “Gold,” also continues to exemplify the true artistry and melodic beauty of Eckroth’s work. Eckroth is joined by talented jazz vocalist Khani Cole, among others, for this re-broadcast of an evening of brilliant music that will appeal to both mainstream and smooth jazz audiences alike. This performance was originally recorded and broadcast LIVE from the Musical Instrument Museum on November 26, 2013 in Phoenix, AZ.


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<span style="color:red"><b>NEW!</b></span> Jeremy Siskind<br/>Jazz Ballad Performance Workshop

NEW! Jeremy Siskind
Jazz Ballad Performance Workshop

Jeremy Siskind, Yamaha artist and a member of the Jazz Studies faculty at Western Michigan University, breaks down voicing and structure in his approach to jazz ballad performance. During this performance, Jeremy works with some of the jazz ballad classics, including Someone To Watch Over Me, Skylark and For All We Know. This uncut, unedited performance was previously recorded at Yamaha Artist Services, New York, in December 2012.


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<span style="color:red"><b>NEW!</b></span> Melissa Manchester<br/>From The Box

NEW! Melissa Manchester
From The Box

Enjoy this rebroadcast of an intimate evening with GRAMMY Award-winning Singer-Songwriter Melissa Manchester. Since her debut release Home To Myself in 1973, she has launched a string of chart-toppers including “Midnight Blue,” “Don't Cry Out Loud” and “Through The Eyes Of Love” (Theme from Ice Castles) all of which are included in this program. In addition, you'll be entertained by a virtual duet with Barry Manilow during "You've Got A Friend," as well as a video montage featuring "You Should Hear How She Talks About You." You won’t want to miss this special broadcast! This uncut, unedited performance was originally broadcast LIVE from The Box in Riverside, CA on November 16, 2013.


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<span style="color:red"><b>NEW!</b></span> Gerald Clayton Trio<br/>From the Kennedy Center Jazz Club

NEW! Gerald Clayton Trio
From the Kennedy Center Jazz Club

On Friday, February 28th, the Gerald Clayton Trio—featuring Yamaha Artist Gerald Clayton at the piano, Joe Saunders on bass and Eric Harland on drums—played two sold-out sets at the KC Jazz Club at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Clayton, son of bassist John Clayton and nephew of Saxophonist Jeff Clayton, has a style that stands apart for its diversity—from swing, to funk, to hip hop, the GRAMMY-nominated pianist has forged a unique voice in today’s jazz world. This uncut, unedited performance was recorded on February 28, 2014 at the KC Jazz Club at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C.


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<span style="color:red"><b>NEW!</b></span> TJI Ellington Big Band<br/>From MIM

NEW! TJI Ellington Big Band
From MIM

The Tucson Jazz Institute’s (TJI) award winning Ellington Big Band, honored with the “Best Community Big Band” award in 2012, is a group of young musicians and ambassadors of talent not only in Arizona, but also around the world. The TJI is a community music school with a multitude of programs to nurture growing musicians—one of these programs being “Big Bands.” Students are given the opportunity to play great arrangements and compositions, as well as hone their reading, jazz phrasing and improvisational skills. In this performance, the highly acclaimed Ellington Big Band, which is comprised of the highest level students, will be performing Wynton Marsalis’ “Tree of Freedom,” Pat Metheny’s “Minuano” and pieces from the Essentially Ellington, Count Basie, Stan Kenton and Buddy Rich repertoire. This show also features an opening performance by the Highland High School Jazz Ensemble from Chandler, AZ. This uncut, unedited performance was originally broadcast LIVE from MIM as part of the MIM "I am AZ Music" series on January 14, 2014 in Phoenix, AZ.


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<span style="color:red"><b>NEW!</b></span> Eric Lu (USA)<br/>1st Prize Junior Piano-e-Competition 2013

NEW! Eric Lu (USA)
1st Prize Junior Piano-e-Competition 2013

Twenty-one performers from around the world converged in Minnesota in early July for the 2013 Junior Piano-e-Competition. First Prize Winner Eric Lu, who has been playing piano since the age of five, has won numerous honors throughout his young career. Some of these include his first gold medal at age six, first prize at the 12th Ettlingen International Competition for Young Pianists in Germany, and winner of the concerto competition at the Walnut Hill Music School Summer Music Festival. He also made his orchestral debut at age eleven with the Boston Civic Symphony Orchestra, and performed Chopin Concerto No. 1 with the Wellesley Symphony Orchestra during their 2012-2013 season. Enjoy his Semi-Finals performance, which includes the works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Felix Mendelssohn and Johannes Brahms. This uncut, unedited performance was previously recorded at Newhall Auditorium on the campus of Shattuck-St. Mary's School in Faribault, MN on Wednesday, July 10, 2013.


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<span style="color:red"><b>NEW!</b></span> Carmen Knoll (USA)<br/>2nd Prize Junior Piano-e-Competition 2013

NEW! Carmen Knoll (USA)
2nd Prize Junior Piano-e-Competition 2013

Twenty-one performers from around the world converged in Minnesota in early July for the 2013 Junior Piano-e-Competition. Carmen Knoll, who by the age of ten won over 25 piano competitions, captured Second Prize and is currently studying in the pre-college division of The Julliard School of Music and Arts. She has continued to receive a multitude of honors including first place at the 2nd Asia-Pacific International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition, first place at the Normann Julliard Piano Scholarship Competition and first place at the LIMSA International Music Competition. She has also been featured in solo performances at Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center. Enjoy her Semi-Finals performance, which includes the works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Maurice Ravel and Frederic Chopin. This uncut, unedited performance was previously recorded at Newhall Auditorium on the campus of Shattuck-St. Mary's School in Faribault, MN on Wednesday, July 10, 2013.


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<span style="color:red"><b>NEW!</b></span> Yuanfan Yang (UK)<br/>3rd Prize Junior Piano-e-Competition 2013

NEW! Yuanfan Yang (UK)
3rd Prize Junior Piano-e-Competition 2013

Twenty-one performers from around the world converged in Minnesota in early July for the 2013 Junior Piano-e-Competition. Great Britian resident Yuanfan Yang, who began his piano career at the age of six at the Horsforth Music Centre in Leeds, completed the program at age eight and achieved a Diploma of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music by age ten. He has recently received awards including first prize in the Keyboard Category of the BBC Young Musician competition 2012 and the 2010 RNCM James Mottram International Piano Competition. Yang has also performed at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall and the Manchester Bridgewater Hall. Enjoy his Semi-Finals performance, which earned him Third Prize, featuring the works of Felix Mendelssohn, Sergei Prokofiev and one of his original compositions. This uncut, unedited performance was previously recorded at Newhall Auditorium on the campus of Shattuck-St. Mary's School in Faribault, MN on Wednesday, July 10, 2013.


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<span style="color:red"><b>NEW!</b></span> JiaXin Min (China)<br/>4th Prize Junior Piano-e-Competition 2013

NEW! JiaXin Min (China)
4th Prize Junior Piano-e-Competition 2013

Twenty-one performers from around the world converged in Minnesota in early July for the 2013 Junior Piano-e-Competition. JiaXin Min, a seventeen year old from Shanghai, China, captured 4th prize. JiaXin started piano at the age of 5. Five years later, she continued her studies at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music in the elementary school and was admitted to the middle school afterwards, where she received music and academic scholarships. Enjoy her Semi-Finals performance, which includes the works of Mendelssohn, Barber and Schumann. This uncut, unedited performance was previously recorded at Newhall Auditorium on the campus of Shattuck-St. Mary's School in Faribault, MN on Wednesday, July 10, 2013.


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<span style="color:red"><b>NEW!</b></span> Christopher Son Richardson (USA)<br/>5th Prize Junior Piano-e-Competition 2013

NEW! Christopher Son Richardson (USA)
5th Prize Junior Piano-e-Competition 2013

Twenty-one performers from around the world converged in Minnesota in early July for the 2013 Junior Piano-e-Competition. Christopher Son Richardson, a fourteen year old from California, captured 5th prize. Christopher has won awards in competitions from 2009 to the present. He has performed at Carnegie Hall, among other notable places, and has attended multiple master classes at the Aspen Music Festival and Portland Piano International Festival. This broadcast of his Semi-Finals performance features the works of Bach, Beethoven, Chopin and Prokofiev. This uncut, unedited performance was previously recorded at Newhall Auditorium on the campus of Shattuck-St. Mary's School in Faribault, MN on Wednesday, July 10, 2013.


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<span style="color:red"><b>NEW!</b></span> Evelyn Mo (USA)<br/>Semi-Finalist Junior Piano-e-Competition 2013

NEW! Evelyn Mo (USA)
Semi-Finalist Junior Piano-e-Competition 2013

Twenty-one performers from around the world converged in Minnesota in early July for the 2013 Junior Piano-e-Competition. Evelyn Mo has received numerous honors including first prize at the Blount-Slawson Young Artists Concerto Competition, and first prize at the MTNA Junior Piano Competition for the State of Virginia. She has also been featured in performances with the Shenandoah Conservatory Symphony Orchestra, the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra, and the Landon Symphony Orchestra. Enjoy her Semi-Finals performance, which includes the works of Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Schubert, Claude Debussy, and Franz Liszt. This uncut, unedited performance was previously recorded at Newhall Auditorium on the campus of Shattuck-St. Mary's School in Faribault, MN on Wednesday, July 10, 2013.


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<span style="color:red"><b>NEW!</b></span> Chaeyoung Park (South Korea)<br/>Semi-Finalist Junior Piano-e-Competition 2013

NEW! Chaeyoung Park (South Korea)
Semi-Finalist Junior Piano-e-Competition 2013

Twenty-one performers from around the world converged in Minnesota in early July for the 2013 Junior Piano-e-Competition. Chaeyoung Park, a fifteen year old South Korea native and US resident, has been studying piano since age six. She has won many awards in both South Korea and the United States, including her most recent accomplishments: First place and the Audience Prize in the IIYM International Piano Competition and being the youngest semifinalist and finalist in the Eastman Young Artists International Piano Competition in 2012. She has also performed with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and the Heritage Philharmonic Orchestra. This broadcast of her Semi-Finals performance features the works of Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Ravel, Lutoslawski and Crumb. This uncut, unedited performance was previously recorded at Newhall Auditorium on the campus of Shattuck-St. Mary's School in Faribault, MN on Wednesday, July 10, 2013.


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<span style="color:red"><b>NEW!</b></span> Evren Ozel (USA)<br/>Semi-Finalist Junior Piano-e-Competition 2013

NEW! Evren Ozel (USA)
Semi-Finalist Junior Piano-e-Competition 2013

Twenty-one performers from around the world converged in Minnesota in early July for the 2013 Junior Piano-e-Competition. Evren Ozel, who began his musical education at the age of three-and-a-half years old at the MacPhail Suzuki program in Minneapolis, has numerous accomplishments as a pianist and composer. He has performed with the Minnesota Orchestra and the Young Artist World Piano Festival Orchestra; as well as received awards for his performances and compositions including first prize in the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra Youth Chamber Music Competition. Enjoy his Semi-Finals performance, which includes the works of Frederic Chopin, Claude Debussy and Felix Mendelssohn. This uncut, unedited performance was previously recorded at Newhall Auditorium on the campus of Shattuck-St. Mary's School in Faribault, MN on Wednesday, July 10, 2013.


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<span style="color:red"><b>NEW!</b></span> Daniel Eras (Costa Rica)<br/>Semi-Finalist Junior Piano-e-Competition 2013

NEW! Daniel Eras (Costa Rica)
Semi-Finalist Junior Piano-e-Competition 2013

Twenty-one performers from around the world converged in Minnesota in early July for the 2013 Junior Piano-e-Competition. Costa Rica resident Daniel Eras, began piano lessons at the age of six, and continues his studies at the Castella Conservatory and the Department of Piano at the Institute of Superior Arts. He has received honors including first place in the American Fine Arts Festival in the Romantic Music Competition, and second place in the 33rd Annual Piano Competition of Ithaca College School of Music. Enjoy his Semi-Finals performance, which includes the works of Felix Mendelssohn, Sergei Prokofiev, and Alexander Scriabin. This uncut, unedited performance was previously recorded at Newhall Auditorium on the campus of Shattuck-St. Mary's School in Faribault, MN on Wednesday, July 10, 2013.


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<span style="color:red"><b>NEW!</b></span> 2014 Alaska International Piano-e-Competition<br/>Specific Dates and Times TBA

NEW! 2014 Alaska International Piano-e-Competition
Specific Dates and Times TBA

24 outstanding performers representing 13 countries will gather at the University of Alaska Fairbanks to compete for more than $60,000 in prizes in the Alaska International Piano-e-Competition. This year’s event includes both Solo and Chamber Music Rounds. Those who advance to the finals will participate in a Concerto Round with the Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra. And the festivities conclude with an Awards Ceremony and Gala Concert. Specific schedule details will be posted at a later time.


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<span style="color:red"><b>NEW!</b></span> 2014 Newport Music Festival<br/>Specific Dates and Times TBA

NEW! 2014 Newport Music Festival
Specific Dates and Times TBA

Now in its 46th season, the Newport Music Festival continues the tradition of presenting unique chamber music programs, American debuts, world-class artists and gala special events in the Gilded Age summer cottages of Newport, Rhode Island. Specific event dates and times TBA.


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<span style="color:red"><b>NEW!</b></span> 2014 Monterey Jazz Festival<br/>Specific Dates and Times TBA

NEW! 2014 Monterey Jazz Festival
Specific Dates and Times TBA

The Monterey Jazz Festival is the longest-running annual jazz event in the world. We will broadcast selected performances from the 2014 Festival which features over 500 artists performing on eight stages spread over the 20-acre Monterey Fairgrounds in Monterey, CA. Specific event dates and times TBA.


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