Institute graduates put their new abilities to good use, and the number of competition winners passing
through Alan Fraser's hands is steadily increasing.
attended the Paris April 2015 institute. In a remarkably short time he added a dimension
of power and emotional subtlety to his playing that allowed him to do well in three competitions later
the same year.
He was the unanimous choice for first prize at the Boston Amateur Piano Competition in June, picked up
no fewer than 5 first prizes at the Washington DC Amateur Piano Competion in July, and finally came second
in the Chopin Amateur Piano Competition in Warsaw, Poland in October. Here is Michael in Boston:
South African pianist Jan Hugo
has also attended several Paris institutes beginning in 2016. This
performance was given before he began working with Alan Fraser.
Aurelien Bocdard hails from Geneva, Switzerland and lives in Kansas where he is completing his
doctoral studies. He has attended the Salt Lake City institute for a number of years. He won a
National Collaborative Pianist award
Peter Lehmann is from Concord NH, and now attends the Berkley School of Music in Boston. He has attended
several institutes, beginning in 2011. This is from a performance at the Concord Community Music School, 2014:
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