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2016.1102

First Music Fest Perugia In Taipei Is Open for Registration

In 2017 February 12th to 19th, the most powerful, most expected Music Fest Perugia In Taipei will made its debut in NTNU and National Concert Hall, where the World's Greatest Pianists meet. NTNU is one of the host of this event alone with master art and Taipei Philharmonic Foundation for Culture and Education.
On October 27, a press conference was held in which President Chang the president, joined hands with Yan Junjie, CEO of "Master Art", Yang Irene, Dean of College of, Yang Yilin, Director of Music Department, Chinn Horng Nanette CHEN and Prof. Apo Ching-Hsin Hsu. President Chang said in his speech that this is the first time we raise the level of Taiwan's education to the international music education, we make epoch-making contributions to the next generation. This echo to the core of NTNU and we really appreciate Prof. Yen’s contribution. 
During the festival, 15 top pianists at home and abroad will be there to teach. They have taught at the Juilliard, Colburn, Hanover, Oberlin, and the Royal Academy of Music in Canada. They may be main member of Young Concert Artist, founder and Artistic Director of Perugia, the prestigious Italian Music Festival. There’s no doubt that many students are looking forward to Music Fest Perugia In Taipei.
The key figure in this music festival is Yen Chun Chieh, the Assistant Professor at NTNU. He serves as the director of the non-profit performing organization “master art”. According to Yen, piano has been the top choice of parents when it comes to music. Taiwan has many talented young pianist. However, it’s hard for them to enter the bigger, international market because we miss an effective and professional platform. With the effort of many musicians, world class masters come to Taiwan. But do they really know Taiwan and would like to promote Taiwanese musicians? 
 
There will be 180 lessons taught from world renowned artists, 4 lecturers, 6 concerts, and one star concert pianist competition during the vibrant and compact week of the festival. All the activities will not only take place at the beautiful campus of the NTNU but also at the National Recital Hall Taipei where the "all star faculty concert" will take place.
 
The festival is opened worldwide for all the musicians to apply now online, no age limit. Our preliminary judges will select 30 active participants and unlimited semi-active participants to take part in the festival. Whether you are general publics, music lovers, or musicians, you are all more than welcome to join us as passive auditors, as volunteers, or as sponsors. Let the art and music be a part of you, enrich your life and give warmth to your soul.
 
All the activities of the festival are open to auditors and the deadline for registration is December 1, 2016. On January 15 2017, the official website will post the official list of 30 piano students. Please refer to the official website for detailed application information. (www.taiwanpianofestival.com)