2017 PRIZES: Gold, silver, and bronze medals; $1,000, $500, $250 cash awards in each age level; Olga Kern Special Awards, and the "Linda Leirfallom Brewer Award for the Best Performance of Chopin."

2017 CONCERTO PRIZE: Gold, silver, and bronze medals; $1,000, $500, $250 cash awards; plus an invitation to perform a complete concerto with the Boulder Symphony in Boulder, Colo., 2017 Subscription Series (concerto division).

Linda Leirfallom Brewer (1947 - 2015)

Linda Leirfallom Brewer was  a beloved student of Janet Landreth and a cherished teacher in the Poudre R-I School District for many years. Linda played flute and piano and lived in Minnesota with her husband, Jack, also a pianist. Linda especially loved the music of Chopin. The Linda Leirfallom Brewer Award for the Best Performance of Chopin was presented for the first time in the 2016 International Keyboard Odyssiad & Festival, U.S.A.