Once again, our beloved city will play host to some of the most exciting talent in the concert piano world in July. The 2009 New Orleans International Piano Competition for Young Artists will feature the next generation of concert pianists 14 to 18 years of age.  This year’s event will once again be hosted at Loyola University’s Roussell Hall, and as an official Steinway & Sons competition, will be featuring the exclusive use of Steinway Concert and Artist grand pianos.For the first time ever, the event will be broadcast live on the internet at the Hall Piano Company website. This will be terrific for friends and families around the world that will want to cheer their favorite competitor on as well as fans of the competition worldwide that were unable to travel to New Orleans this for this event.