International Competition for Young Composers "Horowitz"
Kiev Glier Music College
31 Tolstogo str
Telefon: 380 (44) 244 32 38
Telefax: 380 (44) 244 32 68
The first competition was held in 1995. The purposes of the Competition are: - to pay a tribute to the memory of the great pianist Vladimir Horowitz, who was one of the most brilliant musicians of the 20th century. - to overcome the lack of information in the area of professional performance culture - to create favourable conditions for supporting talented creative youth - to identify, assist and promote the development process of young performers - to develop cultural links between Ukraine and other countries - to promote Ukrainian and world classical piano music - to integrate Ukrainian performance traditions into the world-wide process of development of musical culture - to give teachers-pianists and gifted youth the opportunity to exchange experience at an international level, therefore contributing to the development of musical education and performance in future
Kovtukh, Lidia Participant director