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2023 Artciál International Piano Competition

Los Angeles, CA Division

The 2023 San Francisco Artciál International Piano Competition welcomes all pianists in different ages globally!

Final Round Location: San Francisco Conservatory of Music & Online

The 2023 AIPC is thrilled to announce that we will have an online + In-Person competition this year from May to August. 

Applicants could choose either participate the competition in-person in different region, or could choose to participate online, which need to submit unedited recordings of their repertoire. 

The total prize for the 2023 competition will exceed $10000 US


Los Angeles -
Fried Conservatory of Music

Application Deadline: April 30th, 2023

Competition Date: June 3-4th, 2023

Competition Location: Los Angeles, Alhambra, CA 

Fried Conservatory fo Music


Los Angeles Division Jury


Dr. Hanbo Ma

Jury of the Los Angeles Division

Professor, Concordia University

Dr. Hanbo Ma

Ningjialu Liu made her concerto debut at the age of seventeen with the Sichuan Philharmonic Orchestra playing Schumann Concerto in A minor. She has been prize winner of many competitions, including pianoTexas Young Artist Concerto Competition; Houston Symphony Ima Hogg competition; David D. Dubois Piano competition; “Liszt Memorial Prizes” Hong Kong- International Piano Competition; Steinway & Sons Youth Competition. Ningjialu Liu graduated from the Oberlin Conservatory in the studio of Peter Takács. She completed her master’s degree from New England Conservatory in the studio of Victor Rosenbaum. She’s currently a doctoral candidate at the Cincinnati Conservatory of music under the guidance of Awadagin Pratt. While at CCM she won the concerto competition and performed with CCM philharmonic Orchestra. She
has also performed Saint-Saëns Concerto No.2 with Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, and Florence Price Concerto with Texas Medical Center Orchestra. Beside her soloist career, she serves as Artist in Residence at Macau Youth Symphony Orchestra Music Festival and the core pianist at the CCM Starling preparatory program.



Los Angeles Division Jury

DMA, University of Southern California

Evangelia Delizonas-Khukhua

Born in a family of musicians in 1992, Evangeliya discovered the piano at the early age of three. She gave her first concert with Moscow Chamber Orchestra when she was five. In 1998, she entered a prestigious school for gifted children – the Moscow Central Music School of the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory as a student of Professor Tamara Koloss.

Evangeliya is a member of the International Vladimir Spivakov Charity Foundation, representing which she has been performing in the best venues in Moscow, including all the halls of the Moscow Conservatory, Moscow International Performing Arts Center, Tchaikovsky Concert Hall at the Moscow Philharmonic, Armory Chamber of Kremlin, The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow State University, Beethoven Concert Hall in the Bolshoi Theatre, The International Arts Center of the Roerich Moscow Museum.

Since 2010 she has studied at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory with Professor Ludmila Roshchina, where she has finished her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Piano Performance. In 2017 she earned her two-year postgraduate degree which is equivalent to an American Doctor in Arts. After that, she got a Full Tuition Scholarship at the International Center for Music at Park University, Missouri, and in 2020 pursued Artist Diploma in Piano Performance under Van Cliburn Gold Medalist Professor Stanislav Ioudenitch.

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Peter Fang

Los Angeles Division Jury

DMA, University of Southern California

Peter Chuang-Chuang Fang

Hailed “piano prodigy” by The Seattle Times and acclaimed for “immense and electric (performance)” by The Boston Music Intelligencer, Peter Fang is a pianist who relishes embracing the diverse masterpieces of the repertoire. As a first-prize winner at the 2012 Steinway Piano Competition and a recipient of the Stephen & Denise Adams Fellowship and Chimei Artist Award, Peter has performed at many prestigious concert halls worldwide. These include Lincoln Center in New York, Symphony Hall and Jordan Hall in Boston, Benaroya Hall in Seattle, Woolsey Hall in Connecticut, DeBartolo Performing Center in Indiana, A.B. Michelangeli Hall in Italy, Salzburger Barockmuseum and Universität Mozarteum in Austria, National Concert Hall in Taipei, and many others.

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