The music will be performed by the Duquesne Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Mike Tomaro, chair of jazz studies. Tomaro also arranged the music for the performance. Continue reading
The competition features participants from the United States, Russia, Taiwan, Korea, China, India and Canada in 11 different categories. Duo concert pianists submit performance videos that are reviewed by a three-judge panel of renowned music professors in order to qualify for the prestigious competition.
Kovalevska, a native of Kherson, Ukraine, and Zhou, a native of Guangzhou, China, placed first in the professional level at the competition.