Pianist Overcomes Odds To Compete In Van Cliburn Competition Alex McDonald of Plano is still recovering from competing in the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition earlier this month. McDonald, who holds a PhD from Julliard, admits that experience was exhausting but, exhilarating as well.
6 Finalists Named In Cliburn Piano CompetitionSix finalists have been named in the 14th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition held at Bass Hall in Fort Worth.
Cliburn Piano Contest Kicks Off In MayThe competition that's held every four years will take place May 24 through June 9. It was created in 1962 by some Fort Worth teachers and residents who wanted to honor Cliburn.
Funeral For Famed Pianist Van Cliburn Held SundayThe funeral for a larger-than-life Texan was held Sunday in Fort Worth. He was celebrated by presidents, heads of state, and friends who knew him best.
Renowned Pianist Van Cliburn Diagnosed With CancerRenowned classical pianist Van Cliburn has been diagnosed with advanced bone cancer.