The Waring contributes to the education and cultural fabric of the Coachella Valley by providing in-school recitals by Competition winners and contestants thanks to generous support from the City of Palm Desert and Wells Fargo – the Private Bank. We also bring valley students to the Competition rounds, conduct outreach to youth and senior community centers, and provide free or low-cost concerts to the public.
Monday, May 23, 2016 – Allison To at the YMCA of the Desert at Civic Center Park
Sunday, June 5, 2016 – Angela Lee and Katharine Lee – The Living Desert Zoo & Gardens – Chase Administration Building
Sunday, June 12, 2016 – Stephanie Ng – The Living Desert Zoo & Gardens – Chase Administration Building
Brian Lin performs 2 assemblies at Palm Desert Middle School – Oct. 29
Nov 5 –Miao Hou performs two assemblies at Cathedral City High School; Keenan Reesor performs at Indio High School
Dec. 3 – 2015 Honorable Mention Chrystal Chen performs two assemblies at Palm Desert High School.
School students and youth centers come to the Nov 4 performance at the McCallum, some sponsored by East Coachella Valley Rotary Club.
Youth Centers and Schools come to hear 2015 Competition rounds, including sponsorship from the East Coachella Valley Rotary Club.
Taste of the Waring – Oct: Dine A-Round at Le Valauris on the beautiful patio with musical concert provided by Waring artistic director and concert pianist John Bayless.
Nov 2014: Previous winners Eunkyung Yoon, Tristan Teo, and Keenan Reesor gave outreach concerts at area schools after performing at the McCallum Theatre on Nov. 5, 2014.
Free concert at the Joslyn Center with 2011 prize winner Allison To in Palm Desert, sponsored by the City of Palm Desert with additional support from Wells Fargo – The Private Bank
To excite, educate, and engage the community at large with the joy of classical piano by presenting, promoting, and nurturing classical music through live piano performance including international competitions, concerts, and local educational outreach programs for all ages.
Alive and Well in the Contemporary World