The International Society of Pianists and Composers, Inc. is a non-profit organization that promotes and presents the contemporary or lesser-known music written for piano. Read more...
Members of ISPC have a great opportunity to communicate and work together. Monthly meetings take place via Skype at a specified time. Read more...
When you join the International Society of Pianists and Composers, you become a member of a world community of composers, pianists, teachers, students and enthusiasts dedicated to advancing the art of piano performance through collaboration and education. Read more...
The Annual ISPC Awards recognize outstanding contributions that were made to the purpose of the Society. Three ISPC Members who proved to be the most active representatives of the Society's goals for that year will receive the award. Read more...
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The Chase (2-pianos)
Michael Polo, composer - "This is a piece I composed for two pianos and is being published in the Fall of 2008"
by Tony Uhm. Performed by Alexei Ivanchenko, Tony Uhm (pianos); keyboards & computer programming.
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Composer Showcase: Zaid Uthman
Zaid Uthman (b. May 15, 1972, Baghdad). Iraqi composer of orchestral and chamber works that have been performed in the Middle East; he is also active as a violinist and violist. Mr. Zaid is self-taught as a composer and violist. He studied violin at the Music and Ballet School in Baghdad from 1979-91 and there earned a diploma. In addition, he studied computer sciences at Al-Mansur Collective College in Baghdad, where he earned his BSc in 1996. Among his honors are First Prize in the Baghdad Composition Competition (1999, for The Determination of Steadfast People; 2001, for Country of Civilizations No. 1) and the Creativity Award from the Creativity Festival in Baghdad (2001, for The Determination of Steadfast People). He was active as a violinist and violist in the Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra from 1990-2002, where he was the leader of the second violins in 1999-2000, and has been a violist in the Orchestra of the National Conservatory of Music of the Noor al-Hussein Foundation in Amman since 2002. He founded the Dar al-Salaam Group for Music in 1998 and has since served as its primary violinist. He lectured at the Music and Ballet School in Baghdad in 1999-2000 and at the Academy of Fine Arts in Baghdad in 2000-01. Recently , the National Orchestra has presented his last musical work (Concerto for Clarinet & Strings) in Irbil city 2010 .
Zaid Uthman: Journey across unforsighted nous
Welcome to the website of the International Society of Pianists and Composers! The Society was founded in 2008 to represent an international network of musicians from all over the world interested in promoting contemporary piano music. ISPC members have a unique opportunity to collaborate, exchange ideas and develop professional relationships with their colleagues in the ISPC community. Our expanding network of musicians includes students, faculty, alumni of many conservatories and music colleges in the USA and abroad. Feel free to explore the website and please give us some feedback and/or you could support our mission by giving a small donation which would help us fund our upcoming projects. We also would like to invite you to visit the Archive section of the website where ISPC members have posted music, videos, sheetmusic and other materials for the website visitors.
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