EDR Slideshow

EDR Foundation Mission

The Emilio del Rosario Music Foundation connects classical piano students and composers to the Greater Chicago community through performance and educational opportunities. EDR's mission includes an international piano competition, master classes, and the commissioning of new music from aspiring composers.



Michael San Gabino, of WFMT’s “Introductions” will be the Master of Ceremonies at the EDR Gala on May 06 at the Studebaker Theater.

Tickets are now on sale at www.studebakertheater.com for EDR’s “Gala at the Studebaker” on May 06.

Applications are now being accepted for the May, 2017 General Piano Competition. Click on “Competitions” to apply. Competitions dates are May 5 and 6 at the Studebaker Theater in Chicago.

Application deadline is March 1.

Marie Alatalo named Executive Director of the Emilio del Rosario Foundation

EDR Foundation announces members of newly formed Advisory Board:

  • Henry Fogel
  • Gerie Greenspan
  • Thomas Zoells

Winners of the 2017 Competition