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2014 Semi-finalists Announced

After more than 43 hours of performances from the 37 competitors over 7 days of competition, 12 pianists are that much closer to being the 2014 Gina Bachauer International Artists Piano Competition Gold Medalist.  The first two rounds of the Competition thrilled audiences as standing ovations, curtain calls, and shouts of bravo filled the performance […]

Salt Lake Tribune: New director working to make Bachauer piano competition more international

New artistic director Douglas Humpherys aims to extend the Bachauer competition’s reach. By Catherine Reese Newton | The Salt Lake Tribune Published: June 13, 2014 Link: New director working to make Bachauer piano competition more international Paul Pollei, the gregarious and ebullient founder of the Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition, worked to bring the world to […]

ABC 4: Best of the best coming to Salt Lake City to compete in pianist competition

By Nexstar Broadcasting SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Utah) -Some of the world’s most promising pianists are coming to Salt Lake City. They’re competing in an event with the Gina Bachauer Piano Foundation. Ruby Chou and Douglas Humpherys share who is coming to town. June 12-21: Rose Wagneer Performing Arts Center General $20, Student […]

Paul Pollei

Paul Pollei’s Legacy Lives on at This Year’s Bachauer Competition

By Ed Reichel at This year’s Gina Bachauer International Artists Competition will be a bittersweet affair, because this will be the first competition without founder Paul Pollei, who passed away last July at age 77 after a lengthy illness. “Two years ago [at the junior and young artists competitions] Paul was sick but his […]