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Pierre van der Westhuizen Named Director of The Gilmore Festival and Awards

Published Thursday, September 28, 2017

The Irving S. Gilmore International Keyboard Festival and Awards has named Pierre van der Westhuizen as its next Director, effective January 2, 2018.

Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner discusses his 2014 Gilmore Young Artist Award

Published Wednesday, September 6, 2017

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.

2018 Gilmore Young Artists Announced

Published Tuesday, September 5, 2017

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.

Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner Performing Bach

Published Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner performed Bach's Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue, BWV 903 on our 2016-17 Rising Stars Series on May 14, 2017.

New Directors of Marketing and Operations Announced

Published Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Curtis Cunningham and Anders Dahlberg will join The Gilmore staff as the Director of Marketing and Public Relations and the Director of Operations, respectively.

Sir András Schiff Performing Schubert’s Sonata in G Major, D. 894

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Sir András Schiff performed Schubert's Sonata in G Major, D. 894 on our 2016-17 Piano Masters Series on March 11, 2017.

Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner Performing Soler

Published Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner performed two of Soler's sonatas on our 2016-17 Rising Stars Series on May 14, 2017.

Roman Rabinovich Performing Ravel

Published Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Roman Rabinovich gave an encore performance of Ravel's Daphnis et Chloé Suite No. 2 during our 2016-17 Rising Stars Series on January 22, 2017.

Sir András Schiff Performing Schubert’s Drei Klavierstucke, D. 946 (Audio Only)

Published Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Sir András Schiff performed Schubert's Drei Klavierstucke, D. 946 on our 2016-17 Piano Masters Series on March 11, 2017.

Get to Know Our 2017-18 Rising Stars

Published Thursday, July 20, 2017

The Gilmore Rising Stars Series begins its 18th season this September, presenting Kate Liu, Zlata Chochieva, Christina and Michelle Naughton, and Andrew Tyson.

Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner Performing Beethoven

Published Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner performed Beethoven's Sonata No. 32 in C Minor, Op. 111 on our 2016-17 Rising Stars Series on May 14, 2017.

Roman Rabinovich Performing Couperin

Published Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Roman Rabinovich gave an encore performance of Couperin's Le Tic-Toc-Choc ou Les Maillotins on our 2016-17 Rising Stars Series on January 22, 2017.

Load in for Gilmore Piano Camp 2017

Published Friday, July 7, 2017

The Kalamazoo Piano Company helped us move pianos into the woods for our 19th summer of Gilmore Piano Camp at the Sherman Lake YMCA.

Sir András Schiff Performing Schubert’s Impromptu No. 2 in E-flat Major, D. 899

Published Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Sir András Schiff gave an encore performance of Schubert's Impromptu No. 2 in E-flat Major, D. 899 on our 2016-17 Piano Masters Series on March 11, 2017.

Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner Performing Ives

Published Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner performed Charles Ives' "The Alcotts," from Piano Sonata No. 2 on our 2016-17 Rising Stars series on May 14, 2017.