Mission: To promote and develop world-class keyboard musical experiences that inspire present and future artists and audiences. We do this by identifying exceptional pianists through a noncompetitive process and then providing significant support to enhance their careers. We present a world-class music festival featuring the finest international keyboard artists, provide an outstanding keyboard educational program, and support the creation of keyboard music.
Programs: Produced a three week biennial keyboard festival in which numerous piano artists performed various styles of keyboard music. Produced a series of four recitals featuring talented young piano artists.
financed the search process and promotion of the gilmore artist and two gilmore young artists for 2014. Provided significant financial support to previously selected gilmore artists and gilmore young artists to assist them in their careers as pianists.
education: provided keyboard instruction to students in area schools and juvenile home, and produced a summer piano camp.
researched potential opportunities for piano compositions to be commissioned. Financed a composition that was performed at the 2014 festival.