Private lessons, master classes, public performances, lectures, improvisation workshop, stage presence coaching, faculty concerts, concerto competition with orchestra, nature exploration activities, and more...

JULY 11 TO 20

The Costa Rica Piano Festival Concerto Competition is one of the most unique in its kind,  providing all finalists the opportunity to perform with a professional orchestra.

This program is designed to refine and expand the art of piano teaching, whether you are an experienced educator or in the beginning stages of your teaching career. We offer workshops, lectures, hands-on training, lesson observations, Master Classes, and Q&A sessions with our guest artists.

Join the Full Experience for a dive into some of the most exhilarting nature and adventure activities like city tour, volcano hike, farmers market, coffe tour, zip lining, beach trip and more... 


Lanzo Luconi

Founder & Executive Director

United States/Costa Rica

Lanzo has been the recipient of multiple scholarships, competition prizes, and festival awards around the world.  A graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and winner of international awards and competitions, he is opening this opportunity for international  young pianists to perform and refine their artistry.

Lanzo is a devoted educator, continuously making extraordinary efforts to provide top quality educational opportunities, proving the undeniable positive impact in our society

Ana María Orduz


Ana María has performed in several national and international festivals and has been the recipient of many scholarships and awards, including first place in the Città di Padova international competition  (Italia) with the Betancur-Orduz piano duo.  Dr Orduz is an associate professor and the head of the Piano area at the University of Antioquia and a professor at EAFIT University in Medellin, Colombia. Orduz is a Yamaha Artist since 2017.

Luis Monge

Assistant Director

Costa Rica

Pianist and composer with formal academic studies in Mexico, Costa Rica, Germany and New York.

His early sensitivity and affinity for Latin music and jazz allowed him to develop not only improvisation, but also arrangement and composition skills.

His compositions have received awards in Costa Rica and Belgium. He has ongoing audio productions with a variety of his piano solo compositions and other orchestral works.


Ian Goh


Ian Goh is a prolific pianist and composer.  His vast experience in performance and education has led to to become one of the most sought after adjudicators in Asia. 

He is the President of World Piano Teachers Association Malaysia, Artistic Director in Southeast Asia of Chicago International Music Competition & Festival, Chairman of Jury for Asia Pacific Arts Festival, and many other organizations.

Piotr Oczkowski


Piotr's multicultural upbringing and experience makes him one of the most unique pianists and educators in the world. His parents were among a large group of Polish musicians who were asked by the Venezuelan government to found the Maracaibo Symphony Orchestra. 

He has won numerous international competitions and has performed in some of the most prestigious concert venues in countries like Venezuela, Germany, Poland, Brazil, United States and Austria.

Pablo Galdo


Pablo Galdo is considered as one of the most renowned Spanish pianists and most outstanding of his generation. Some of the world's greatest pianists and masters have been unanimous in highlighting his talent and musicianship. He is the artistic director of the Galitian Classical Music Association, founder of “Vigo international music Festival” and artistic director and president jury at international Vigo competition “City of Vigo”.

Vladimir Khomyakov


Vladimir Khomyakov performs over fifty concerts per year as a concert pianist, conductor, chamber musician, and soloist with the world’s symphony orchestras. He is a winner of numerous prestigious piano competitions, including Anton Rubinstein (Germany), Maria Canals (Spain), Jose Iturbi (USA), Hilton Head (USA), and Ima Hogg  (USA). He has been teaching at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory and the University of Southern California, and gives master-classes in Europe, China, Latin America, and the United States.

Irina Gorin


Mrs. Gorin has established a reputation as one of the most prominent pedagogues for children in the United States and beyond.  She also contributes to the enrichment of piano teachers by regularly conducting workshops and master classes in America, Europe, Asia and Australia. 

Mrs. Gorin is often sought after as a judge for local and national piano competitions.

Gerardo Duarte


Pianist and composer with formal academic studies in Mexico, Costa Rica, Germany and New York.

His early sensitivity and affinity for Latin music and jazz allowed him to develop not only improvisation, but also arrangement and composition skills.


2020 Host

Escuela de Artes Musicales - Acronimo -

Concerto Competition

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