Artist Pianos Recitals

Artist Pianos has been a long time supporter and sponsor of CNYAMT.  We appreciate the use of their recital room for many of the recitals that we hold there throughout the year.  They often host workshops with nationally known composers and publishers, as well as Hickey’s Music Sales!  

Artist Pianos Advanced Piano Competition


The 2021 Advanced Piano Competition will be held virtually this year.  Piano students, ages 8 through high school, may enter the competition, if his or her teacher is an active member of CNYAMT by October 1st of this school year.  

Age groups are broken down into four levels from youngest to oldest:

  1. Elementary: ages 8-9

  2. Junior: ages 10-12

  3. Intermediate: ages 13-14

  4. Senior: ages 15 and up

Competition dates for all applicants: 

  • Entry deadline:  March 20, 2021

  • Video performance submissions due: April 17, 2021

  • Winners recital will be posted on the CNYAMT YouTube Channel.

Remember: Teachers must be members by Oct. 1st! Become a member

Further Information: Bernadette Kessler,

2021 Advance Piano Competition Application

2021 Video Submission Guidelines

Directions for Uploading Videos to YouTube 

2020 CNYAMT Artist Pianos Advanced Competition Winners


Elementary Advanced Piano Competition

High Honors:     Delong Ni                               Ya-Wei Tseng

Honors:               Wentian Yuan                        John Spradling

Honors:                Jayden Lin                            Ya-Wei Tseng



Junior Advanced Piano Competition

1st Prize:             Ethan Wong                          John Spradling

2nd Prize:            Justin Liu                               Ya-Wei Tseng

3rd Prize:             Jasmine Kobayashi              Steve Rosenfeld

4th Place:            Daniel Luo                            Amy Heyman

1st Alternate:      Felicia Huang                       Sar-Shalom Strong



Intermediate Advanced Piano Competition

1st Prize:               Nathan Liu                            Ya-Wei Tseng

2nd Prize:             Victoria Huffman                 John Spradling

3rd Prize:              Gabriel Cecchi                     Patricia DeAngelis


Senior Advanced Piano Competition

1st Prize:                Dominic Fiacco                  Sar-Shalom Strong

2nd Prize:              Alex Wu                               John Spradling

3rd Prize:               Zachary Slade                    Sar-Shalom Strong

4th Place:              Xavier Plourde                   Steve Rosenfeld

Central New York Association of Music Teachers   ...Since 1931

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