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Tim Chaing shared with us his story

This is the first time Tim Chiang has entered the Australian National Piano Award. It's also the first time a full-time Dentist has made it as a finalist!

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Berta is on her way and she wants the title

Berta Brozgul entered the Award in 2014, she had the flu and is making sure she is as healthy and ready as possible to do her best this time around.

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Let's discover a little bit more about Michael Li

He loves eating Seafood Laska. He's one of the youngest finalists in 2016. He's 22 and is from Templestowe in Melbourne

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Oliver She (pronounced 'Shay') shares a little bit about himself

He was born in China, but has been living in Queensland for many years (apart from when he is travelling). He has just returned from the U.K. to make it to Shepparton. And he gets regular cravings for Kentucky Fried Chicken

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A sneak peak, profiling Ben Austin

Ben entered the Award in 2014 and made it to the Semi-finals - He was voted "Most popular" by the audience and here is his story

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Steinway pianos on the way to Shepparton

Our partner Mark O'Connor from EPG/Steinway Australia is gearing up to transport their magnificent pianos to some of the billetors homes so that the pianists can practice in style, when they aren't competing on stage 5 - 10 September.

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Alex Raineri will hand over the Award's winner title soon

In only a few week Alex Raineri will pass on his Award to one of our 12 new pianists. In the meantime he has a concert coming up at Australian National Academy of Music August 26 - definitely worth attending

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This man and his team record the final notes of the Award

Q&A with Haig Burnell who is the genius working behind the scenes recording the music to then broadcast it nationally on ABC Classic FM so you can tune in to our pianists

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The Silent Showman - history of Tallis Wines

The Silent Showman - Sir George Tallis 1869 – 1948 George Tallis arrived in Melbourne in 1886 as a 17 year old Irish immigrant with 14 shillings in his pocket. He secured a job as a junior with a growing theatrical concern run by the great actor/manager JC Williamson.

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"High standards" at recent Steinway Malaysia Comp.

Malaysia: 3rd Steinway Malaysia Youth Piano Competition - President of Australian National Piano Award invited to adjudicate

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