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...
Click to listen:
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.
The March 2012 ISPC Webmeeting took place on Saturday, March 31 at 3:00 PM Eastern Time (USA). Evan Meier discussed his recent dissertation project at the University of Maryland - "The Last Act of Revolution, A Chamber Opera in One Act".
Evan Meier is a native of Long Beach, California and a graduate of Chapman University with a B.M. in Composition. He attained his M.M. in composition in the spring of 2009 from California State University, Northridge and is currently pursuing his doctorate at the University of Maryland, where he studies with Mark E. Wilson. He attended the Aspen Music Festival in 2010 – receiving a fellowship to study in the Master Class program with Christopher Rouse and Steven Stucky – and in 2008 for the Individual Studies program with Sydney Hodkinson. Former teachers include Liviu Marinescu, Shaun Naidoo, Jeffrey Holmes, Sean Heim and Michael Martin. Meier is also the artistic director of TEMPO, UMD’s contemporary music ensemble.
ISPC Members: For supporting materials, .pdf files, go to Member Menu - Browse Archive - WebMeetings.
The recording of the webmeeting is available here:
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 to 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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