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Jan Falcona, Sherry Hudson, Arisa Sunio
Jan Falcona, Sherry Hudson, and Arisa Sunio "play" the floor piano. Photo by Ashley Gongora
Cliburn winners party
Gold medalist Yunchan Lim (left), silver medalist Anna Geniushene, and bronze medalist Dmytro Choni onstage at Sundance Square Plaza. Photo courtesy of The Cliburn
Cliburn winners party
America pianist Clayton Stephenson, a favorite throughout the competition, chats at the party. Photo by Ashley Gongora
Kayla Caraway, Drew Robbins
Kayla Caraway, Drew Robbins Photo by Ashley Gongora
Cameron Crates, Angela Crate, Tommy Smith, Andreas Haefliger, Marina Piccinini
Cameron Crates, Angela Crates, Tommy Smith, Andreas Haefliger, Marina Piccinini Photo by Ashley Gongora
Natalie Wilkins, Zoya Anjum, Melissa Shahbaz, Andrea Palmer, Barbara Lotts
Natalie Wilkins, Zoya Anjum, Melissa Shahbaz, Andrea Palmer, Barbara Lott Photo by Ashley Gongora
Kayvon Shahbaz, Siwoung Song
Kayvon Shahbaz, Siwoung Song Photo by Ashley Gongora
Cliburn winners party
Dmytro Choni, Anna Geniushene, Jacques Marquis, Yunchan Lim, Mayor Mattie Parker, and Jeff King on stage. Photo courtesy of The Cliburn
Cliburn winners party
Finalist Ilya Shmukler, of Russia, chats with partygoers. Photo by Ashley Gongora
Soohyun Yun, Natasha Wu, Jiaming Li
Soohyun Yun, Natasha Wu, Jiaming Li Photo by Ashley Gongora
Lowell Boswell, Ashley Boswell, Suhail Arastu, Stephen Wheeler
Lowell Boswell, Ashley Boswell, Suhail Arastu, Stephen Wheeler Photo by Ashley Gongora
Jinhyung Park, Honggi Kim, Andreas Haefliger, Marina Piccinini
Jinhyung Park, Honggi Kim, Andreas Haefliger, Marina Piccinini Photo by Ashley Gongora
Rico Gulda, Christiane Schuepbach, Martin Schuepbach
Rico Gulda, Christiane Schuepbach, Martin Schuepbach  Photo by Ashley Gongora
Cliburn winners party
Anna Genuishene poses for photos with fans. Photo by Ashley Gongora
Roy Rhodes, Sally King
Roy Rhodes, Sally King Photo by Ashley Gongora
Yunchan Lim, Cliburn winner
Gold medalist Yunchan Lim visits with guests at a reception inside Del Frisco's Grille. Photo courtesy of The Cliburn
Cliburn winners part
Volunteers watch as the winners are announced on the big screen. Photo by Ashley Gongora
Cliburn winners party
The Cliburn logo appeared on the clock high above the square. Photo by Ashley Gongora
Cliburn winners party
The Fort Worth Jazz Orchestra entertained. Photo by Ashley Gongora
Cliburn winners party
Composer and competition juror Stephen Hough signs an autograph. Photo by Ashley Gongora
Cliburn winners party
The giant "VC" (Van Cliburn) logo sculpture was a popular selfie spot. Photo by Ashley Gongora
Cliburn winners party
Competition jurors enjoy the party. Photo by Ashley Gongora
Cliburn winners party
Superfans braved the heat to watch the finals outdoors. Photo by Ashley Gongora
Cliburn winners party
The awards were broadcast on a giant LED screen on the plaza. Photo by Ashley Gongora