April 26-27: Lee Piano Competition
Augustana College and the Department of Performing and Visual Arts today announced that registration is now open for the eighth biennial Lee Piano Competition, the premier competition for K-12 pianists featuring three divisions and more than $6,500 in prizes.
The competition will be held April 26-27 in the Humanities Building on Augustana’s campus.
Registrations can be completed online at www.augie.edu/piano and are due by Friday, April 19.
Register online at www.augie.edu/piano. The registration deadline has been extended. Registrations are due by Friday, April 19.
In addition to preliminary and competition rounds and an awards ceremony, the competition will also feature a recital by guest artist Dr. Steven Spooner, concert pianist and associate professor of Piano at the University of Kansas, at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 26, in Kresge Recital Hall.
Named in honor of the late J. Earl Lee, professor of music from 1931-1992 and his wife, the late Clara Lee, professor of speech from 1952-1989, the Lee Piano Competition is funded through generous gifts of Karl O. Lee and his mother, Agnes Lee.