Archive for March, 2009

2009 Caudell Cup Piano Competition

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

Pineville, LA Louisiana College Department of Music, together with the Pineville Kiwanis Club, is set to host the 2009 Caudell Cup Piano Competition on Saturday, March 7, at 2:00 pm in Presser Recital Hall on the campus of Louisiana College.  The annual Caudell Cup Competition, first held in 1922, is one of the most prestigious awards at Louisiana College. Newly formatted last year, the competition is open to pianists of any nationality who are currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s Degree program in the state of Louisiana. This year there are seven undergraduate students from around the state competing for the title. Contest performances will feature compositions from ten different composers and all performances are open to the public free of charge.


     In addition to being awarded the Caudell Cup, the first prize winner in the competition will also receive a cash prize of $600. Second place winner will receive a $300 award and Third place winner, $200. Additionally, the winner of the Caudell Cup  will be invited to perform during one of the noon meetings of Pineville Kiwanis Club this spring.


      For further information, you may contact the Louisiana College Department of Music (318) 487.7336.