WRR 101 Focus on the Arts: The Competitors for The Cliburn’s Junior Competition have been announced!

“We received 248 applications, which is huge, considering the workload,” says Jacques Marquis, president and CEO of The Cliburn. “And that’s good also, because it means that the competition is well known in the world.” Some of the world’s best teen pianists will come to Dallas to compete for the gold June 8-17th in a whirlwind of festival events, master classes, seminars, etc. In this conversation with WRR’s Amy Bishop, Jacques talks about the elements that make the opportunity truly unique for the young competitors.