YOUNG PIANISTS WORLDWIDE is a society dedicated to promoting piano playing at the highest level. The society's primary aim is to support and nurture talented young pianists. As well as organising international music festivals, masterclasses and music competitions in collaboration with other music promoters throughout the world. We cooperate with Concours International de Piano d’Orléans/France, the International Russian Music Piano Competition/USA, the Münchner Klavierpodium/Germany and others. Young Pianists Worldwide arranges public concerts with internationally renowned artists. Particularly in our annual festival "Vienna Young Pianists", young artists are given the opportunity to perform in concert and immerse themselves in intensive study with a set of diverse, internationally renowned teachers.
Based in Vienna, Young Pianists Worldwide was founded in 2011 by the piano pedagogue Susanna Spaemann who, together with pianist Paul Gulda, directs the organisation.