Award statistics of 39 past performers

The accomplishments below were acheived prior to performing in the Sanford-Hill Piano Series



Past performers and years performed

  • David Kadouch, April 6, 2017 - Performed at Carnegie Hall, winner Intl. Telekom Beethoven Competition Bonn 2005, Leeds Intl. Piano Competition 2009

  • Spencer Myer, February 17, 2017 - Performed at Carnegie Hall, First prize 2004 UNISA International Piano Competition, Gold medal 2008 New Orleans Intl Piano Competition, winner 2005 Busoni Intl piano competition

  • Tamara Stefanovich, November 16, 2017 - Performed at Carnegie Hall, Grammy Nominee

  • Petronel Malan, April 8, 2016 - Performed at Carnegie Hall, Grammy Nominee, Gold medals in 2005: Louise McMahon, Missouri Southern, Los Angeles Liszt “Budapest Concert”, Hilton Head Intl piano competitions

  • Anderson & Roe, February 19, 2016 and January 23, 2012 - Emmy Nominees, Avery Fisher Prize, top Billboard charts, Musical America's Instrumentalist of the Year

  • Jeremy Denk, October 20, 2015 - Performed at Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Career Grant, winner Naumburg and Geneva competitions

  • Gilles Vonsattel, April 11, 2015 - Performed at Carnegie Hall

  • Beatrice Rana, February 5, 2015 - 2013 Cliburn silver medalist, exclusive Warner Classics recording artist, First Prize Montreal International Competition

  • Vadym Kholodenko, October 21, 2014 - 2013 Cliburn gold medalist, top prizes at the 2011 Schubert, 2010 Sendai, and 2010 Maria  Callas International Piano Competitions

  • Alexander Ghindin, April 27, 2014 - 2006 Honored Artist of Russia, First prize-winner at the International Piano Competition in Cleveland 2007, First prize at the International Piano Competition of Santa Catarina 2011

  • Jonathan Biss, February 14, 2014 - Avery Fisher Career Grant, Gilmore Young Artist Award, Leonard Bernstein Award presented at the 2005 Schleswig-Holstein Festival, Wolf Trap’s Shouse Debut Artist Award, the Andrew Wolf Memorial Chamber Music Award, Lincoln Center’s Martin E. Segal Award, the 2003 Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award

  • Alexander Ardakov, November 8, 2013 - Performed at Carnegie Hall, prizewinner at the Viotti International competition in Italy (1984)

  • Benedetto Lupo, November 1, 2013 - 1989 Cliburn bronze medalist

  • Alessio Bax, May 10, 2013 - 2013 Andrew Wolf Chamber Music Award and Lincoln Center’s Martin E. Segal Award

  • Daniil Trifonov, April 11, 2013 - Performed at Carnegie Hall, First Prize Rubinstein Competition, both First Prize and Grand Prix in Tchaikovsky Competition, 2013 Franco Abbiati Prize for Best Instrumental Soloist by Italy’s foremost music critics

  • Haochen Zhang, January 15, 2013 - 2009 Cliburn gold medalist

  • Denis Kozhukhin, November 9, 2012 - Performed at Carnegie Hall, First Prize in the 2010 Queen Elisabeth Competition

  • Joel Fan, May 5, 2012

  • Awadagin Pratt, October 25, 2011 - Performed at Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Career Grant, 1992 Naumburg International Piano Competition

  • Inon Barnatan, May 5, 2011 - Avery Fisher Career Grant, top 25 of the Billboard Traditional Classical chart

  • Ilya Itin, February 18, 2011 - Gold Medal, BBC Audience Award, and Contemporary Music Prize at the 1996 Leeds International Piano Competition

  • Di Wu, October 22, 2010 - Performed at Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School’s Petschek Award; The Virtuosi Prize at Lisbon’s prestigious Vendome Competition; and the winner of Astral Artists’ 2007 National Auditions

  • Stephen Beus, January 14, 2010 - Performed at Carnegie Hall, Gilmore Young Artist Award, Four time winner of the Washington State MTNA Senior Piano Competition

  • Charlie Albright, October 9, 2009 - Avery Fisher Career Grant, Gilmore Young Artist Award

  • Orion Weiss, February 29, 2008 - Avery Fisher Career Grant, Gilmore Young Artist Award, 2005 William Petschek Recital Award at Juilliard

  • Robert Roux, January 25, 2008 - Listed in Who's Who in America and is also interviewed as one of the top teachers in Benjamin Saver's publication, The Most Wanted Piano Teachers in the USA

  • Ian Parker, November 9, 2007 - Grand prize at the Corpus Christie International Competition, Grand Prize at the Canadian National Music Festival, and the Montreal Symphony Orchestra Competition, First Prize winner at the 2001 CBC National Radio Competition

  • Sara Davis Buechner, April 14, 2007 - Performed at Carnegie Hall, Bronze Medalist of the 1986 Tschaikowsky Competition in Moscow, and the Gold Medalist of the 1984 Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition

  • Bennett Lerner, October 13, 2006 - Performed at Carnegie Hall, 2002 soloist with National Symphony of Thailand in the world premiere performance of Bhawanka by Thai composer Narong Prangchareon. In 2006 participated in the first performance of Prangchareon’s Anusorn (Commemoration) for cello and piano in New York City

  • Logan Skelton, May 5, 2006 - Performed at Carnegie Hall, featured on many public radio and television stations including NPR's Audiophile Audition, Performance Today, All Things Considered, and Morning Edition, as well as on radio in China and national television in Romania.

  • Jane Coop, February 11, 2006 - First Prize in the CBC’s national radio competition (the Young Performers Competition)

  • Yong-Hi Moon, November 4, 2005 - 1975 South Korean government invited Ms. Moon to participate in a festival for the 30th anniversary of the Korean liberation

  • Natasha Paremski, May 14, 2005

  • Paul Roberts, February 11, 2005

  • Stephen Drury, October 27, 2004 - Performed at Carnegie Hall, 1989 the National Endowment for the Arts awarded Drury a Solo Recitalist Fellowship which funded residencies and recitals of American music for two years. The same year he was named “Musician of the Year” by the Boston Globe, 1985 Stephen Drury was chosen by Affiliate Artists for its Xerox Pianists Program

  • Naida Cole, February 27, 2004 - Performed at Carnegie Hall, Juno Award (2000) Nominee, Best Classical Album (Solo or Chamber Ensemble)

  • Angela Jia Kim, October 28, 2003 - 1997 award for Best Interpretation of French Music by the French Piano Institute in Paris, 1991 grand prize at the Mozart Festival Competition in Illinois.