David D. Dubois Piano Festival and Competition

David D. Dubois Piano Festival and Competition
Sunday, Jan 29, 2023 at 9:00am
Moore Musical Arts Center
1031, State University

The 13th Annual David D. Dubois Piano Festival and Competition

ANTON NEL, Guest Artist and Finals Judge

Winner of the 1987 Naumburg International Piano Competition at Carnegie Hall, Anton Nel continues to tour internationally as recitalist, concerto soloist, chamber musician and teacher. Highlights in the U.S. include performances with the Cleveland Orchestra, and the Chicago, San Francisco, Dallas, Seattle, and Detroit Symphonies as well as recitals coast to coast. Overseas he has appeared at the Wigmore Hall in London, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Suntory Hall in Tokyo, major venues in China and Korea and undertakes regular tours to South Africa. Much sought after as a chamber musician he regularly appears with some of the world’s finest instrumentalists at festivals on four continents. He holds the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Endowed Chair at the University of Texas at Austin, is currently also a Visiting Professor at the Manhattan School of Music and annually presents masterclasses at the Glenn Gould School in Toronto. During the summers he is on the artist-faculties at the Aspen Music Festival and School, the Orford Music Academy in Quebec and at the Steans Institute at the Ravinia Festival. Mr. Nel also frequently performs as harpsichordist and fortepianist. His recordings include four solo CDs, several chamber music recordings, and works for piano and orchestra by Franck, Faure, Saint-Saens and Edward Burlingame Hill. The Johannesburg-born Mr. Nel is a graduate of the University of the Witwatersrand, where he studied with Adolph Hallis, and the University of Cincinnati where he worked with Bela Siki and Frank Weinstock.

Lessons with BGSU Piano Faculty via Zoom are available to all competitors

Via Zoom: January 9-25, 2023
In-Person: January 26-27, 2023

David D. Dubois Piano Competition and Festival 2023 Schedule:

9am - 12:30pm: Final Round – Moore Musical Arts Center, Kobacker Hall

1pm: Announcement of Winners/Photos

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