2011 Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz International Piano Competition

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, D.C.

First Place: Kris Bowers, California
Second Place: Joshua White, California
Third Place: Emmet Cohen, Florida

Herbie Hancock
Ellis Marsalis
Jason Moran
Danilo Pérez
Renee Rosnes

The 2011 Competition featured the presentation of the Maria Fisher Founder’s Award to Aretha Franklin

2011 Composers Competition Winner: Bobby Avey, Pennsylvania

Photo (l-r): Kris Bowers (1st place), Joshua White (2nd place) and Emmet Cohen (3rd place)