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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Playing 4-Hands with Lang Lang on WQXR

Posted by Maxim Lando, on Oct 30, 2014

Playing 4-Hands with Lang Lang on WQXR

We had great fun performing Fazil Say’s jazzy arrangement of Mozart ‘s Rondo Alla Turca on the radio. I also played some solo Prokofiev and did a short interview with the host. I listen to WQXR almost every day of my life, so it felt really amazing being at the WQXR Greene Space for a live broadcast!

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The Best Experience in Italy

Posted by Maxim Lando, on Sep 02, 2014

The Best Experience in Italy

I just spent two weeks at the most amazing music festival in Italy called Music Fest Perugia. One of the highlights was performing in a special “Prodigy Concert” with the Philharmonic Orchestra of the University of Alicante at the famed Basilica di San Pietro.

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17 Concerts at Oyster Bay Music Festival 2014

Posted by Maxim Lando, on Jul 20, 2014

17 Concerts at Oyster Bay Music Festival 2014

This was the third OBMF, and it was better than ever. I made new friends and performed everywhere in Oyster Bay, Long Island –17 times in nine days.

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I am a Lang Lang Young Scholar!

Posted by Maxim Lando, on Apr 27, 2014

I am a Lang Lang Young Scholar!

I was selected as one of the Lang Lang International Foundation’s five new Young Scholars representing the United States for the next few years.

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Performing on NPR’s From The Top!

Posted by Maxim Lando, on Mar 03, 2014

Performing on NPR’s <em>From The Top</em>!

I had probably up to date the most incredible experience a few weeks ago! I was invited to perform on NPR’s From The Top, the most amazing classical music show on radio!

The show aired nationally on NPR the week of March 10th. Here is a link to my From The Top‘s performance where I am playing The Lark by Glinka/Balakirev.

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My First Music Education Video “Music Is Magic” Is Here!

Posted by Maxim Lando, on Oct 21, 2013

My First Music Education Video “Music Is Magic” Is Here!

You know how much I want my friends and other kids my age to love classical music. Well last spring I started working on a video series with an amazing ventriloquist, Jonathan Geffner, and Rachel Shelton, a former student of my mom.

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