The mission of The Southern Maryland Piano Competition is to advance the arts, promote piano performance, and reward and encourage young pianists in the Southern Maryland area. The competition recognizes and fosters young artists who display a high level of musical expressiveness and sensitivity combined with technical excellence.
Competitors perform on the world-class Bösendorfer Grand Piano, a spectacular concert-quality musical instrument. Made in Vienna, the Bösendorfer handcrafted piano is appreciated internationally by renowned professional musicians.
Sharing a deep commitment to both fostering the arts and supporting education in our community, ArtLinks and the College of Southern Maryland are thrilled to offer this wonderful opportunity to the many talented high school pianists within Southern Maryland.
Congratulations to the 2011 winners:
- First Place: Job Michael Smoot
- Second Place: Jessica Rochelle Ryan
- Third Place: Christina Smith
- Honorable Mention: Jenifer Dillow