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2018 Gilmore Young Artists Announced

Two US-based pianists, Elliot Wuu and Wei Luo have been named recipients of the 2018 Gilmore Young Artist Award. Both artists will receive $15,000 stipends, in addition to a commission for a new piano composition.

Featured Video: Piano Labs

Registration is now open for our Piano Labs, which offer piano lessons that foster creative expression, skill development, self-discipline, and self-esteem for many students in Kalamazoo and Battle Creek who might not otherwise have an opportunity to learn piano.

Get to Know Our 2017-18 Rising Stars

The Gilmore Rising Stars Series begins its 18th season this September, presenting Kate Liu, Zlata Chochieva, Christina and Michelle Naughton, and Andrew Tyson at Wellspring Theater in Kalamazoo, MI. Come hear these leading pianists of tomorrow!

Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner Discusses his 2014 Gilmore Young Artist Award

Preceding his Gilmore Rising Star Series performance in Kalamazoo on May 14, 2017, we spoke with Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner about his experiences as a Gilmore Young Artist.

Director of Gilmore International Keyboard Festival Announces Retirement

Irving S. Gilmore International Keyboard Festival and Awards Director, Daniel Gustin, has announced that he will retire in 2018 after leading the organization for 18 years.