NTX Magazine Volume 5 - Page 66

INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT Arts What it earned North Texas was something perhaps even greater: the opportunity to advance classical piano music throughout the world via international competitions, education programs, and a concert series that embodies an enduring commitment to artistic excellence and the discovery of new artists. Established in 1962, the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition – produced by the non-profit the Cliburn – is widely recognized as one of the world’s foremost classical-music contests and remains committed to its original ideals of supporting and launching the careers of young pianists and sharing the transformative powers of music with a wide gl ؘ[