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School Closed (Memorial Day), Monday May 27 2013
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Monday May 14,
Pianist Antonio Pompa-Baldi
Application forms are at the
office. School excuse letters are provided.
Participation only by teacher
recommendation. $75 cost includes lunch.
Born and raised in Foggia, Italy, Antonio Pompa-Baldi first came
to the U.S. in 1999 to participate in the Cleveland International
Piano Competition. He won the First Prize, and, while fulfilling
all the engagements that came with it, he and his wife, Italian
pianist Emanuela Friscioni, decided to make Cleveland their home. A
top prize winner at the 1998 Marguerite Long-Jacques Thibaud
Competition of Paris, France, Antonio Pompa-Baldi also won a silver
medal at the 2001 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, as
well as the Award for the Best Performance of a New Work. Mr.
Pompa-Baldi is often invited to judge international piano
competitions, and has served as president of the jury for the
International Russian Piano Music Competition in San Jose, CA since
2006. His students have been prizewinners in important competitions
such as Marguerite Long, Hilton Head, Isang Yun, and Gina