American Pianists Awards winners have performed on a number of college campuses, often conducting master classes in conjunction with their performances. The 2017 American Pianists Awards winner Drew Petersen has completed his artist-in-residence at University of Indianapolis. 2019 Awards winner Emmet Cohen will begin his residency during in the 2019-2020 fall semester.

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