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United States, 1964
The American pianist Frederic Chiu is in much demand as a soloist and teacher. He has recorded more than 20 CDs as a pianist, including the complete piano works of Prokofiev. Chiu appears regularly in major venues in the United States and elsewhere. As a piano teacher he developed the Deeper Piano Studies method, a holistic approach to piano playing that he also used in the Liszt Junior Academy in Utrecht in 2010 and 2015. He recently undertook a major tour with his close friend, the violinist Joshua Bell, with whom he performed the Mendelssohn Double Concerto. Chiu was a member of the International Selection Jury of the Liszt Competition in 2007 and 2014.

Besides the International Piano Competition held every three years, the Liszt Competition also hosts a number of other concerts and events.

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