“Bravo to Brookline’s Amir Siraj, one of 24 young pianists in the world — yes, the world — who’ll compete in the inaugural Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition in June in Fort Worth (the late Van Cliburn’s longtime home)” - The Boston Globe
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 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.
Amir was awarded 1st prize in the Massachusetts Music Teacher’s Association annual piano competition. This is his fifth time receiving 1st prize and his seventh time medaling at MMTA.
At the 22nd Annual Music Festival at Walnut Hill.
Here are a couple samples of my music from the summer:
Ludwig Van Beethoven: