The 2018 semifinalists will compete for over $100,000 in scholarships and prizes.

PRESS ROOM: 2018 Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz International Piano Competition To Take Place December 2-3 in Washington, D.C.

The 14 semifinalists will compete before an all-star panel of judges that includes jazz pianists Monty Alexander, Joanne Brackeen, Cyrus Chestnut, Herbie Hancock, Jason Moran, Danilo Pérez and Renee Rosnes. […read more]


Child Watch: Celebrating 40 Years for Children

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist On September 30, friends and supporters of the Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) will gather at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. to celebrate CDF’s 40th anniversary and honor our best known alum, Hillary Rodham Clinton. She was a law student with CDF’s parent Read More