2014 Colorado International Piano Academy,
International Piano Competition

July 20th – July 26th, 2014 (Chinese participants)
July 27th – August 2nd, 2014 (All international participants)
University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado, U.S.A.
Competition, concerts, masterclasses, lectures, and private lessons
Dr. Lei Weng
E-mail, Phone: 970-351-2615

Application Deadline: Postmarked by June 1st, 2014. (Late applications will be accepted on a space-available basis).

Welcome to the Colorado International Piano Academy (CIPA)!

The CIPA invites internationally-renowned pianists and piano teachers from top music schools around the world, to present a series of concerts, masterclasses, lectures and individual lessons. CIPA faculty will enlighten and inspire students with profound musical ideas and interpretations in a supportive and encouraging learning environment.

Students of CIPA will engage in a variety of performance opportunities, including concerts, masterclasses, and the CIPA Piano Competition which offers monetary prizes and further performance engagements. Students will also have the privilege of attending concerts given by the world-class guest artists and faculty.

I welcome you to join our distinguished guest artists and faculty in sharing this celebration of great music and inspiration. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me.

Dr. Lei Weng
Founder and Director, Colorado International Piano Academy

Guest Artists and Faculty:

Vergie Amendola (U.S.A.), University of Northern Colorado
Michael Chertock (U.S.A.), Head of Keyboard Studies, University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music
Thomas Duis (Germany), Rector, the Hochschule des Saarlandes für Musik und Theater. Winner of the Rubinstein, Cologne, Leeds, Sydney, and Bachauer International Competitions.
Changxin Guan (China), China Conservatory of Music
Stephen Pierce (U.S.A./South Africa), University of Southern California
Lei Weng (China/U.S.A.), University of Northern Colorado
Jack Winerock (U.S.A.), Division Director of Piano, University of Kansas