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Krannert to host the 15th Annual 21st Century Piano Commission Award Concert

Composer Ashley Fu-Tsun Wang, left, and pianist Ya-Wen Wang, recipients of the 15th Annual 21st Century Piano Award, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Krannert’s Foellinger Great Hall. 

February 12, 2014

Each year, several pianist-composer teams from the School of Music create original compositions and compete to win the 21st Century Piano Commission Award. The winners are awarded $2,000, but arguably the most valuable aspect of the award is the opportunity to showcase one’s own piece to an audience...