Posts Categorized: 2018 Competition


Priority ticket booking for our Friends and Patrons is OPEN NOW. Tickets will be on general sale on Monday November 27th. We invite you to purchase tickets for the 2018 Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition Semi-Final Recitals, Masterclass and the Final at the White Rock Theatre. Tickets can be purchased in person at the White… Read more »

Live Auditions

USA Auditions are underway at Ball State University. The Tokyo Audition has taken place, and London and Milan Auditions are in the following weeks. Sursa Hall in BSU where our North America Preliminary Auditions and the 2017 HIPCC Winner Kenny Broberg’s concert takes place. Artistic Director Frank Wibaut and Dr. Robert Palmer in Sursa Hall… Read more »

Jac van Steen- 2018 Competition Conductor

Jac van Steen was born in The Netherlands and studied orchestra and choir conducting at the Brabants Conservatory of Music. Since participating in the BBC Conductors Seminar in 1985, he enjoys a very busy career and conducts the best orchestras in The Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Switzerland and Germany, which included holding the post of… Read more »