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Kansas City pianist Kenny Broberg came in third on Thursday afternoon in the final round of the Tchaikovsky International Competition in Moscow, Russia. Judges awarded ties for both second and third place, including a three-way tie for third

Broberg, a piano master's candidate at Park University's International Center for Music in Parkville, Missouri, was the only American to make it to the finals. 

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The young classical musicians who train at Park University's International Center for Music have been winning national and international awards, and going on to prestigious positions.

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UPDATE: This story was updated on Friday, June 9, to reflect Kenneth Broberg's advance to the final round of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.

Having advanced to the finals of the prestigious Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, Kansas City pianist Kenneth Broberg has one more concert to play before learning who will win the competition in Fort Worth, Texas.

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The new director of the International Center for Music at Park University says the young musicians who study in the program often arrive with the same dream. 

Courtesy of Kansas City Symphony.

A teenager takes the stage tonight at Helzberg Hall with the Kansas City Symphony at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. And she’ll be right out front.