UNO Piano Professor is semi-finalist in American Prize competition

UNO Assistant Professor of Piano. Dr. Kristín Jónína Taylor, was selected as a Semi-Finalist in the Solo Piano Performance professional division of The American Prize national non-profit competitions in the performing arts with her performance of Beethoven’s Sonata in A Major, op. 2 no. 2. The link to the announcement can be found at

The American Prize National Nonprofit Competitions in the Performing Arts is the nation’s most comprehensive series of contests in the classical arts.  The American Prize is nonprofit, unique in scope and structure, and is designed to evaluate, recognize and reward the best performers, ensembles and composers in the United States based on submitted recordings.

There is no live competition. It has attracted thousands of qualified contestants from all fifty states since its founding, has awarded nearly $100,000 in prizes in all categories since 2010, and is presented annually in many areas of the performing arts.

More about this prestigious national competition can be found at or follow the news on Facebook at

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