It is the mission of the Van Cliburn Foundation to showcase extraordinary talent and promote excellence in classical music worldwide through piano competitions, concerts, and educational programs.
The Foundation promotes excellence in classical music worldwide by exposing people to live performance; by encouraging music making as part of daily life; by connecting with audiences through all available media; and by educating new generations of listeners and helping them discover and explore the wonder of classical music.
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