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“He started the Chopin simply and let the introduction set the stage. He took a gentle approach to the main theme and let it blossom on its own… More impressive, he played the passages differently on each repeat—ever stronger and more passionate.”


- Gregory Sullivan Isaacs, TheaterJones

Cliburn Junior 2015 Amir Siraj

Amir wins NEPTA Piano Competition

On March 28, 2015, Amir was awarded First Prize the New England Piano Teacher’s Association’s Ruth Davidson Piano Competition, held at Steinert Hall in Boston.

Amir Siraj

Amir Selected to Compete in Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition

Amir was selected as one of the twenty-four young pianists from around the world to compete in the inaugural Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition, which will take place June 21 – 28, 2015 in Fort Worth, TX. He is one of the nine US representatives. See cliburn.org for more info.

Amir Wins Eleanor B. Nelson Concerto Competition

Amir was awarded first prize in the Quincy Symphony Orchestra’s Eleanor B. Nelson Concerto Competition. He will be featured in the QSO’s spring concert, and will also receive the Robert E. Brown Scholarship. He will be performing Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with the QSO on April 12 at 2:30 pm at the Lloyd Hill Performing Arts Center in Quincy. Admission is free.

New Recordings

Amir Siraj performing at the MMTA Winner's Concert on Sunday, May 11 at Fitchburg State University.

Amir Wins 1st Prize in MMTA Bay State Competition

Amir was awarded 1st prize in the Massachusetts Music Teacher’s Association annual piano competition. This is his fifth year receiving 1st prize at MMTA.

Trois Mouvements de Petrouchka: II. Chez Petrouchka

At the 22nd Annual Music Festival at Walnut Hill.

Prelude and Fugue XVII – Sergei Slonimsky

Samples of Music


Here are a couple samples of my music from the summer:

Ludwig Van Beethoven:

Piano trio Op. 1, No. 1 in E-flat major, I. AllegroII. Adagio cantabile

Sergei Slonimsky: Prelude and Fugue XVII in F minor and Frederic Chopin: Etude Op. 10 No. 5 in G-flat major, “Black Key”