Rising Stars

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The Gilmore Rising Stars Series has presented many fine young pianists over the past 22 years before their international breakthroughs, offering audiences a chance to hear the leading pianists of the future. Initially presented in 1999 as the Irving S. Gilmore Piano Series, it was renamed the Rising Stars Series the following year.

Past Rising Stars Series Artists

arseniy gusev performing piano

Sunday, December 12, 2021

Rising Stars Series | Arseniy Gusev

Wellspring Theater
portrait of federico colli in front of white wall

Sunday, November 14, 2021

Rising Stars Series | Federico Colli

Wellspring Theater
portrait of Matthew Whitaker next to piano

Sunday, October 10, 2021

Rising Stars Series | Matthew Whitaker Quartet

Dalton Center Recital Hall
portrait of Schaghajegh Nosrati surrounded by flowers

Sunday, September 19, 2021

Rising Stars Series | Schaghajegh Nosrati

Wellspring Theater
avery gagliano performs piano

Sunday, May 16, 2021

Virtual Rising Stars | Avery Gagliano

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portrait of glenn zaleski in front of a bright blue wall

Sunday, May 02, 2021

Virtual Rising Stars | Glenn Zaleski Trio

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portrait of evren ozel sitting at a piano and looking into the distance

Sunday, March 14, 2021

Virtual Rising Stars | Evren Ozel

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portrait of isaiah thompson resting at a piano

Sunday, February 07, 2021

Virtual Rising Stars | Isaiah J. Thompson Quartet

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portrait of dominic cheli sitting in a chair

Sunday, November 29, 2020

Virtual Rising Stars | Dominic Cheli

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Chaeyoung Park

Sunday, October 18, 2020

Virtual Rising Stars | Chaeyoung Park

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portrait of mackenzie melemed

Sunday, September 20, 2020

Virtual Rising Stars | Mackenzie Melemed

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Wei Luo playing piano in black and white

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Rising Stars Series | Wei Luo, 2018 Gilmore Young Artist

Wellspring Theater
rising star series performer charles richard-hamelin portrait

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Rising Stars Series | Charles Richard-Hamelin

Wellspring Theater
portrait of rising star series performer lukas geniusas

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Rising Stars Series | Lukas Geniušas

Wellspring Theater
composite portrait of aliya and jeffrey

Sunday, October 06, 2019

Rising Stars Series | Aliya Alsafa & Jeffrey Chin

First Congregational Church, Battle Creek
tiffany poon headshot

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Rising Stars Series | Tiffany Poon

Wellspring Theater

1999-2020 Rising Stars Series Artists

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