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Pianists must learn to swim, not just dive

  • Ananda Sukarlan
    Ananda Sukarlan

    Composer and founder of the Ananda Sukarlan Award Piano Competition

Jakarta | Fri, April 13, 2018 | 01:03 pm
Pianists must learn to swim, not just dive A piano competition is not synonymous with a career in music. Rather, the pianist’s musical career starts immediately after winning one. (Shutterstock/File)

PREMIUM The real issue that concerns a young pianist’s career is not winning competitions, but what to do after they win (or fail). This concerns not only the pianist, but it is also a big issue for the competition’s organizer: how to promote the winning musician and present them to the “real world” through promoters. 

A piano competition is not synonymous with ...

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