Wideman Piano Competition finalist: Christine Bethanne Johnson, a photo by trudeau on Flickr.
It is an annual moment in the global limelight for Shreveport. The world's best young pianists, their hosts and regional aficionados arrive at Anderson Auditorium, Centenary College, for the Wideman International Piano Competition.
Forty-six contestants from sixteen countries will compete for the gold, silver, bronze, and honorable mention titles, says Lester Senter Wilson.
This year free performances will take place Nov 30-Dec 1.
- Fri, Nov 30, 10:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and 2:30-6:30 p.m.
- Saturday, Dec 1, 9:30 am-1:00 p.m. and 2:30-6:00 p.m.
- Finals: Sun, Dec 2, beginning at 1:00 p.m. Admission for the final competition is $5.
318.869.5235 or 601.366.4843.