32 Virtuosos. 1 Passion.
Next Competition July 2020

View application Kara Huber

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01 Dec 1987


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22999 Medley Lane
IL 61943

Repertoire: The preliminaries

Round 1: 20-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Sofia Gubaidulina Chaconne 9
Elena Kats-Chernin Zee Rag Yes 3
Franz Liszt Sonetto 104 del Petrarca 7

Round 2: 30-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
David Rakowski Etude #68 Absofunkinlutely: Funk etude 3
David Rakowski Etude #30 A Gliss is Just a Gliss: Etude on glissandi 2
Frederic Chopin Nocturne in E Major, Op. 62 No. 2 7
Frederic Chopin Ballade No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 52 11
David Rakowski Etude #25 Fists of Fury: Etude for fists 3
David Rakowski Etude #52 Moody's Blues: Rock and roll etude on repeated chords 3

Repertoire: The semi-finals

Round 1: 65-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 7 28
Sergei Rachmaninoff Preludes Op. 32, Nos. 5, 9, 10, 12 16
Joan Tower No Longer Very Clear 18

Round 2: Accompaniment / Chamber Music

Sonata for Violin and Piano

Brahms: Sonata No 3 in D minor Op 108

Piano Quintet

Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat major Op 44

Repertoire: The Finals

Round 1: 18th Century Concerto

Mozart: Concerto No 25 in C major K503

Round 2: 19th or 20th century Concerto

Gershwin: Concerto in F

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American pianist Kara Huber has been acclaimed for her “mature vision” by The Washington Post during her debut at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Ms. Huber has made appearances at the Piano Virtuoso Series at the Canadian Opera Company, Eastern Illinois University Guest Artist Series and the Rising Stars Piano Series in Southampton, NY. She was awarded the Audience Favorite Award in the World Piano Competition in Cincinnati, OH.

Ms. Huber has received numerous prizes and awards for her performances, including the Bradshaw and Buono International Piano Competition, The Stetcher and Horowitz Foundation’s New York Piano Competition, and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition. Kara has received degrees at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music with Frank Weinstock and Awadagin Pratt. She most recently completed an Artist Diploma degree at The Glenn Gould School of The Royal Conservatory of Music with John Perry.


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