For assistance or further information, contact 

Lester Senter Wilson, DMA

Executive Director

(O) 601-946-2063     



All of contributions and memorials to the Wideman Piano Competition are deductible as allowed by law since the competition is a program of the Shreveport Symphony Guild,  Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization.


Make checks for donations  payable to:  
Wideman International Piano Competition, 1200 Meadowbrook Road, No 39, Jackson, MS 39206.


The finals will begin Sunday, Dec. 6 at 1 p.m. It will be open to the public, and the admission fee is $10. The finalists, chosen from 34 contestants representing 12 countries, are:

Xuesha Hu of China
Xiaoya Liu of China
Binghao Li of China
Simon Karakulidi of Russia
Aleksandra Kasman of Russia
Li Wang on Inner Mongolia
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