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Seong-Jin Cho Performing Debussy

Seong-Jin Cho gave an encore performance of Claude Debussy's Clair de Lune as part of the Gilmore Keyboard Festival's Rising Stars Series.

Gilmore Keyboard Festival Awarded $470,000 Grant for Battle Creek Programs

The Irving S. Gilmore International Keyboard Festival will expand music education and enrichment opportunities for children and families in Battle Creek.

Fun Facts About Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner

Get to know 2014 Gilmore Young Artist Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner, who performs as part of the Gilmore Rising Stars Series on May 14, 2017.

The Best Thing Ever

Our Education Director presented an original song cycle on March 30, 2017, at Kalamazoo College's Dalton Theater.

Seong-Jin Cho Performing Berg

Seong-Jin Cho performed Alban Berg's Sonata in B Minor, Op. 1 as part of the Gilmore Keyboard Festival’s 2017-18.

Lightning Speed, a Tender Touch and Charming Disposition

The Washington Post describes her music as “transfixing poetry," and the Oregon Artswatch says "...her hands flash across the keyboard like lightning and unleash heavenly thunder."

Gilmore Keyboard Festival draws on connections to stay relevant

Gilmore Keyboard Festival director, Dan Gustin, and assistant director, Alice Kemerling, talked with Jane C. Simons from MiBiz about the upcoming Festival and what it's like running a non-profit organization.

Two Important Artists to Perform in Kalamazoo

We would like to take the opportunity to highlight two upcoming recitals by Christopher Taylor and Lori Sims, two longtime friends of the Gilmore Keyboard Festival.

Schiff and Schubert: Roman Rabinovich Discusses Sir András Schiff

Following his January Rising Star Series performance in Kalamazoo, Roman Rabinovich discussed Sir András Schiff performing Franz Schubert.

2010 Gilmore Artist Kirill Gerstein Expresses His Thoughts About Sir András Schiff

Kirill Gerstein gave his thoughts about Sir András Schiff after hearing the legendary performer was coming to Kalamazoo to perform.

Dan Gustin Discusses Sir András Schiff on WMUK 102.1 FM

The director of the Gilmore Keyboard Festival, Dan Gustin, discussed Sir András Schiff and his upcoming concert at Chenery Auditorium with Cara Lieurance from WMUK 102.1 FM.

Review: Seong-Jin Cho’s emotive, diverse performance earns two encores at The Gilmore

"...Sunday’s concert indicated that the young pianist is on his way to earning a place among the greats." - Samara Napolitan for Revue Magazine

Seong-Jin Cho Discusses the International Chopin Competition

South Korean-born pianist Seong-Jin Cho discusses what it was like to win 1st prize at the 17th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition.

Roman Rabinovich and Orion Weiss

Israeli-born pianist Roman Rabinovich performs Rachmaninoff: Suite No. 2 for Two Pianos, Op. 17 II. Waltz: Presto with Gilmore Young Artist Orion Weiss at the ChamberFest Cleveland.

A “Bridge” Between Artists

Roman Rabinovich’s discusses his personal connection to Sir András Schiff.

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