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Southeastern Piano Festival: Young Artist Showcase

A veteran performer at the age of 19, Leonardo Colafelice has been a prizewinner in the Artur Rubinstein and Busoni International Piano Competitions. He will perform at the  Southeastern Piano Festival: Young Artist Showcase, June 15 at the University of South Carolina School of Music in Columbia. He won more than 20 awards and prizes in teen international competitions prior to turning 18. Once he was age-eligible for young artist competitions in 2014, Leonardo became the youngest finalist at the Rubinstein and Busoni International Piano Competitions. He was the first-prize winner of the Yamaha USASU International Piano Competition in Arizona receiving the prize from the hands of the legendary pianist Martha Argerich.