Oxford Philomusica Piano Festival at Oxford University

Posted by Maxim Lando, on Aug 05, 2015

Oxford Philomusica Piano Festival at Oxford University

This week was probably one of the most inspiring learning experiences for me in my life! I performed in three masterclasses for Dr. Yoheved Kaplinsky, the legendary American pianist Byron Janis, and Asaf Zohar!

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Masterclasses and Performances in Germany

Posted by Maxim Lando, on Jul 20, 2015

Masterclasses and Performances in Germany

I went to Munich, where I had the fantastic opportunity to attend Prof. Wolfram Schmitt-Leonardy’s Masterclasses at the University of Music and Performing Arts, and Bonn, where I gave a short concert and visited the Beethoven House (where he was actually born)!

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Another 16 Concerts at Oyster Bay Music Festival

Posted by Maxim Lando, on Jul 13, 2015

Another 16 Concerts at Oyster Bay Music Festival

I love this festival because I get to spend time acting crazy with some of my best friends, play great music and, of course, perform non-stop. I think I performed in a total of 16 concerts in 8 days, in unusual venues all over Oyster Bay, New York!

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Forte Music Fest in Almaty, Kazakhstan!

Posted by Maxim Lando, on Jun 01, 2015

Forte Music Fest in Almaty, Kazakhstan!

This is an international classical music festival consisting of three nights of fantastic concerts held in the big Zhambyl Hall of the Kazakh State Philharmonic. Check out a great short documentary about the festival, where I appear for a few moments closer to the end.

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Cleveland International Piano Competition

Posted by Maxim Lando, on May 22, 2015

Cleveland International Piano Competition

I was one of thirteen young pianists (age 12-16) invited to this competition. I was really happy to be one of the final six and to perform on WCVL 104.9 FM radio.

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Performing for School Audiences

Posted by Maxim Lando, on Apr 20, 2015

Performing for School Audiences

I was playing for kids my age and younger at schools in Boston and New York City, and I could see how interested and excited they all were about the music!

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I’m Going To Oxford!

Posted by Maxim Lando, on Mar 31, 2015

I’m Going To Oxford!

I have just been awarded an amazing opportunity to travel to England this summer to participate in the Oxford Philomusica Piano Festival. This means I will have the chance to observe and play in masterclasses for a long list of legendary pianists who are Faculty at this distinguished festival!

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Juilliard Pre-College Concerto Competition

Posted by Maxim Lando, on Feb 05, 2015

Juilliard Pre-College Concerto Competition

This has been my first year at the Juilliard Pre-College and I am feeling so incredibly lucky for this opportunity!!! On February 21st I will be performing Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A Minor with the Juilliard Pre-College Orchestra.

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Playing Liszt for Lang Lang

Posted by Maxim Lando, on Jan 10, 2015

Playing Liszt for Lang Lang

Here is a video of my masterclass with Lang Lang. His comments made me feel great, but don’t laugh when you see me running around the stage (after I play) because I can’t remember where I put my music to show Lang Lang!

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AICGS Global Leadership Award Dinner

Posted by Maxim Lando, on Dec 20, 2014

AICGS Global Leadership Award Dinner

In December I performed with two other Lang Lang Young Scholars for the AICGS Global Leadership Award Dinner honoring Michael Diekmann, CEO of Allianz. Senator Lieberman was a special guest speaker at the event!

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Having the Time of my Life in Barcelona!

Posted by Maxim Lando, on Nov 22, 2014

Having the Time of my Life in Barcelona!

Through a partnership of the Lang Lang International Music Foundation and Allianz, 14 young pianists from all over the world (10 different countries) were selected to come together to make music: our passion!

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Performing on the United Nations Day Concert

Posted by Maxim Lando, on Nov 15, 2014

Performing on the United Nations Day Concert

I performed with Lang Lang right after Sting! The stage was the General Assembly Hall of the U.N. –where some of the most important decisions in the world are made!

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