The Cliburn


PressPress Releases

09/12/16  2016–2017 Cliburn in the Classroom Will Reach Nearly 50,000…
08/18/16  2016–2017 Cliburn Concerts Single Tickets on Sale Friday, August 19
06/25/16  Amateur Competition Winners Announcement
06/23/16  Amateur Competition Finalists Announcement
06/22/16  Amateur Competition Semifinalists Announcement
06/20/16  Amateur Competition Quarterfinalists Announcement
06/13/16   Seventh Cliburn International Amateur Piano Competition Announces
06/01/16   Experience the Seventh Cliburn International Amateur Piano Competition
05/26/16   Damon Gupton to Conduct; Amateur Competition Competitor Bios Online
05/05/16   2016–2017 Cliburn Concerts Season Announced...
04/08/16   Fei-Fei Dong Performs, Cliburn Piano Lounge Returns to Main St. Arts Festival...
04/01/16    72 Competitors Announced for Seventh Cliburn International Amateur Competition
03/16/16    Cliburn to Webcast Garrick Ohlsson Concert Live from Bass Hall on April 5
03/09/16    Tickets on Sale Now for Seventh Cliburn International Amateur Piano Competition
02/25/16    Cliburn Hosts ‘Classically Cliburn Gala 2016: A Cuban Crescendo’ on April 8
12/09/15     2016 Cliburn Festival: An American influence Announced for February 18–21
11/23/15     Cliburn Amateur Jury Announced
10/27/15     2015–2016 Cliburn Sessions at Live Oak Presents Three Concerts
10/13/15     Cliburn in the Community Announces Free Recitals by Peter Klimo
10/08/15    Virtuosity wins “Best Documentary” at Czech Film Festival
09/23/15    Cliburn Live to Webcast Hamelin, Ohlsson Recitals
09/16/15    2017 Cliburn Competition Major Elements: Jury, Composer, Format & Repertoire…
08/27/15   Tickets for 2015–2016 Cliburn Concerts on Sale Now
07/28/15   Virtuosity to Air on PBS on July 31, 2015
06/28/15   Cliburn Junior Competition Announces Winners
06/26/15   Cliburn Junior Competition Announces Finalists
06/25/15   Cliburn Junior Competition Announces 6 Semifinalists
06/22/15   Cliburn Junior Competition Announces 12 Quarterfinalists
06/20/15   First Cliburn Junior Competition Announces Performance Order
06/19/15    First Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition to Be Webcast Live
06/18/15    Cliburn Replaces Juror for Junior Competition
06/18/15    Experience the Junior Competition: In Person and Online
06/12/15    Cliburn Junior Competitor Withdraws; 23 to Compete
06/04/15    New National PBS Air Date for Cliburn Documentary, Viruosity
04/28/15    Two New Competitors Announced for Junior Competition
03/26/15    Steven Lin Performs at Main Street Arts Festival and Cliburn in the Community
03/12/15    24 Competitors Announced for Inaugural Cliburn Junior Piano Competition
03/09/15    Seventh Cliburn Amateur Piano Competition to Be Held June 19-25, 2016
03/03/15    Cliburn Festival: Ko-Eun Yi Replaces Di Wu
03/02/15    Cliburn Junior Competition: Applicants; Tickets on Sale; Blanca Uribe Added to Jury
02/19/15    Cliburn Festival: Tomoki Sakta Replaces Davide Cabassi
01/26/15    Spring 2015 Tours for 2013 Cliburn Winners
01/06/15    New York Premiere of Cliburn Documentary
12/04/15    Cliburn Festival Featuring Chopin Announced for March 5–8
10/15/14    World Premiere of New Cliburn Documentary to Open Lone Star Film Festival
10/14/14    2014–2015 Cliburn Sessions Season Announced
10/02/14    Cliburn in the Community Presents Free Recitals by Fei-Fei Dong
09/24/14    Leonard Slatkin Named 2017 Jury Chairman
09/16/14    PAFW and the Cliburn Present “Van Cliburn: An American Hero”
09/11/14    Cliburn to Webcast Beatrice Rana Concert Live from Bass Hall on September 30
09/08/14    The Cliburn Expands Education Program to Reach Over 48,000 Area Students
08/19/14    Winner Announced for 2014 Cliburn Amateur Piano Video Contest
06/12/14    Concert Rescheduled: Time for Three “Cliburn Sessions” at Live Oak Music Hall
06/12/14    Cliburn Junior Piano Competition Jury Announced
04/24/14    2014–2015 Cliburn Concerts Season Announced
03/01/14    Cliburn Junior Competition Applications Now Online
02/13/14    New Series, Cliburn Sessions, Opens at Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge
01/28/14    The Cliburn Announces New International Junior Piano Competition and Festival

Our Mission

It is the mission of the Cliburn to advance classical piano music throughout the world. Its international competitions, education programs, and concert series embody an enduring commitment to artistic excellence and the discovery of young artists.



The Cliburn is a not-for-profit organization governed by a board of directors, elected for a four year term. It is sustained by the generous support from individuals, foundations, corporations, the tireless efforts of volunteers, and embraced by the community of Fort Worth. The Van Cliburn International Piano Competition is a proud member of the World Federation of International Music Competitions.


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