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2018 Judges



Prof. David Renner

David Renner, recently retired (2017)Professor of Piano at the Butler School of Music of the University of Texas at Austin, is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music where he studied with Cecile Genhart. He received the Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees in addition to the Performer's Certificate and Artist Diploma in piano performance. His early studies ... Read More

Prof. Faith DeBow

Pianist Faith DeBow is sought after for both solo and collaborative performances as well as choral accompaniment and teaching. She enjoys a vibrant career based in the Central Texas region. She has performed in over a dozen US states and eight countries, and has played solo concerts at the National Conservatory of Panama and for the US Ambassador to Panama. Ms. DeBow's ... Read More


Prof. Eric Daub

Eric M. Daub is an Associate Professor of Music at Texas Lutheran University in Seguin, Texas, where he is the recipient of the Baenziger Professorship in Music and heads both Piano Studies and Music Theory. He received a Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1982, studying piano with Tait Barrows and Leo Stephens ... Read More