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MS. PALLAVI MAHIDHARA

Age: 21
Citizenship: USA/India
Country of birth: USA
Residing in: USA

Professional training:
The Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, PA, USA, BM

Prizes won:
2008, 4th prize, Pretoria, South Africa
  UNISA International Piano Competition
2006, 2nd prize, Milwaukee, WI, USA
   PianoArts North American Biennial Competition
2003, 1st prize, Kingsville, TX, USA
   International Isabel Scionti Piano Solo Competition

Performance highlights:
2009, Concerti with The Cape Philharmonic Orchestra and
          Kwazulu-Natal Philharmonic, Durban, South Africa; National Symphony 
          Orchestra, Quito, Ecuador
2008, Concerti with The Curtis Institute Contemporary Ensemble, PA, USA;
          Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra, South Africa
2004, Solo recital tour in Bombay, Delhi, Pona, and Bangalore, India

2009 CLEVELAND INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION PROGRAM

Round One:

Bach - Prelude and Fugue in C Major, WTC II: 1   
Chopin - Etude in F Minor, Op. 10, No. 9        
Schumann - Fantasiestücke, Op. 12            
                                   
Round Two:
Beethoven - Sonata in C Major, Op. 53 (Waldstein)   
Walker - Sonata No. 2                    
                     
Semi-Final Round:
Bach - French Suite No. 1 in D Minor, BWV 812    
Debussy - Pour le piano                   
Liszt - Sonata in B Minor, S. 178           

Final Round:
Rachmaninoff - Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18
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