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Pacific Piano Competition finals set for Saturday

The 13th Pacific Piano Competition runs this week at Gateway Theatre.
Nearly 40 competitors, ages 17 to 28, will compete for bragging rights and a $5,000 cash prize.
Local competitors will test their mettle against talent from Beijing, Moscow, Japan, Toronto, New York, Dallas and Pittsburgh.
Auditions continue today from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The semifinal round starts at 7 p.m. tomorrow, with the finals beginning at 7 p.m. on Saturday.
Pianists are competing for prize of $5,000 in front of judges Alvin Chow, Robin McCabe and Janet Scott-Hoyt.
Tickets, $5 to $15, are available at gatewaytheatre.com or by calling 604-270-1812.
The 13th edition of the international contest for pianists is returning after a three-year absence.  

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