Six Alumni to Compete in Van Cliburn Competition

It is with excitement that we report that six From the Top alumni have been named among  30 competitors in the Van Cliburn Competition, May 24 – June 9 in Fort Worth, Texas, one of the world’s most prestigious piano competitions.

vcipc_companncmntThe Van Cliburn Competition was founded in 1962 to recognize the great pianist Van Cliburn, who passed away in February 2013. In its 50-year history, the Cliburn has identified and ushered a host of exceptional artists to international prominence, including From the Top host Christopher O’Riley.

Meet the From the Top Van Cliburn competitors who represent six of eight U.S. contenders:

Sean Chen, Age 24, From the Top Show 134
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Sara Daneshpour, Age 26, From the Top Show 15
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Lindsay Garritson, Age 25, From the Top Show 19
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Steven Lin, Age 24, From the Top Show 157
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Alex McDonald, Age 30, From the Top Show 9
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Eric Zuber, Age 28, From the Top Show 7
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We’ll be reporting from the competition once it begins. So stay tuned as we follow these alumni.

One Response

  1. […] the Top is very proud to have six alumni competing in the Van Cliburn Competition in Fort Worth, Texas, one of whom, Sean Chen, has advanced to the semi-finals round.  Nick Romeo, […]

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