Carmel Valley pianist places third in international competition

Carmel Valley pianist Eric Boswell, 12, recently placed third in the level 5-6 category (piano solo-middle school division) in the 5th Edition of the New York Artists International Competition. Second and and third prize winners’ recital will be held at Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center in New York City this month.

Eric is in the 6th grade at Ashley Falls Elementary School and loves attending opera.

The New York International Artists Association is a not-for-profit organization established in 2010, according to its website. NYIAA’s mission is “to provide fertile ground for aspiring professional musicians as well as nonprofessionals to form and realize their goals.”

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