February 17 - February 23 2024
@ Muziekcentrum Enschede
Enschede, The Netherlands

Paul Pollei †

Judged in 2006

Dr. Paul Pollei (Salt Lake City, USA) is coordinator of Graduate Keyboard Studies, member of the piano faculty at Brigham Young University, Utah, USA and artistic Director of the Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition. The Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation sponsors festivals and international competitions. In addition, he serves as advisor for the music faculty of the Waterfored School in Sandy, Utah. He served as faculty member of the Tuacahn Center for the Arts in St. George, Utah.

Dr. Pollei has been a jury member for many national and international competitions throughout the world and has served as a member of juries in Japan, China, Australia, throughout Europe, and in all states of the United States. He is founding member of the American Piano Quartet, devoted to research, performance, and re-publication of music for two pianos/eight hands. The quartet has performed in concert worldwide and continues an active research, performing and recording career.

Dr. Pollei is the devoted teacher to many prizewinning students and is a frequent lecturer for teacher workshops and masterclasses in America and throughout the world.