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Tonight's Repertoire in order of Performance

Tony Lee is on first, followed by Peter de Jager and then Oliver She will complete the night's entertainment and then the nailbiting session for the audience, and the pianists begins.

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GRAND FINALS are here - Saturday 10 September

The top three were selected by the Judges. Starting at 8pm, Tony Lee will start, followed by Peter de Jager and then finale by Oliver She. Photographs of these pianists in this post

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THE PRIZES up for Grabs

A lot goes on behind the scenes of the Awards and there are a lot of supporters, donors and volunteers who create the incredible prizes that are awarded on Grand Final night

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Repertoire for 5 TOP pianists

Semi-finals round, come and listen to what they're performing. Friday September 9 12noon - 4.30pm. 5pm the judges announce who comes through to the Grand Finals

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SEMI-FINALISTS - Friday September 9, 2016

Five fearless & fantastic Pianists take to the stage Today – It’s the SEMI-FINALS for the 2016 Australian National Piano Award . . . one female amongst them

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Max Cooke, OAM, Artistic Director

Max tells us about the repertoire selection the musicians must include in their armory for the week. It's challenging and that's the point - it demonstrates their musicality and genius as rising pianists in Australia.

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He's a professional musician and President of the Award

Darryl Coote shares what he does during the week of the Award, the music he enjoys and why it's such a reward to be working with the Board

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Aaron Liu is a confident guy from Queensland

He's arrived safe and sound, he's looking forward to playing his carefully picked repertoire and he's been in the Award before . . . so he knows what's in store

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He is confident and says he couldn't wait for the Award to come

Nicholas Young is a great guy who has a few fans here at Shepparton, many love the way he performs and he says he's in top form

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Tony Lee is pleased that he is playing music close to his heart

He's arrived from Sydney, but has been spending quite a bit of time in Norway and Denmark. Tony Lee is ready for his week in the Australian National Piano Award

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