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Our 49th Year

Charlie Albright
Edward Alley
Margaret Batjer
Amy Burton and John Musto
Lisa Chavez
Xavier Foley
Anthony Dean Griffey
Dr. Joseph Holt
Melodica Men
Robert Sherman
Todd Thomas
Romm Family Trio
Jason Vieaux
Brad Williams
Kern 1st Prize Winner

Kern 1st Prize Winner

Kern 1st Prize Winner

The Olga Kern International Piano Competition (OKIPC) is held every three years in October in Albuquerque NM, and who's mottoe is: "To provide the venue for young pianists to develop international careers through a competition that is recognized globally for its value and excellence."

The OKIPC awards a total of over $30,000 in cash prizes, including - for the First Prize Winner - recitals in Moscow, Rome, and New York City, a recording contract, and numerous concerto appearances with orchestras worldwide. Music Mondays is pleased to announce that the 2019 First Prize Winner will be the final guest for this season. Pianist Olga Kern, a 2019 guest on Music Mondays, was delighted to add a Music Mondays guest appearance to the list of awards for the winner. Finals are held on November 1st, after which we will be able to let everyone know about our last guest of the season.