Twelve contestants will compete for SAIPC's highest honors. Photo by Susan Riley.

International Piano Competition Puts SA on the Classical Map

The participants at the 12th annual San Antonio International Piano Competition (SAIPC) didn’t make it easy for their judges. Vladimir Horowitz and Van Cliburn may be distinguished experts on classical music and piano performance, but it’s doubtful that they could say with certainty which of the 12 competitors out-performed the rest.