Fabiana Claure, pianist | educator | entrepreneur
Awards
ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWARDS:
2011 University of Miami Business Plan Competition
Second Prize, Best Written Plan Award, & Best Entrepreneurial  Spirit Award. 
(Competition held at UM’s School of Business Administration.
All the other competitors were MBA students).
 
PIANO COMPETITION AWARDS:

2008 University of Miami Concerto Competition, Coral Gables, FL      
1st Prize
2003 Southeastern Piano Competition, Whiteville, North Carolina
Second Prize                                                                   
2002  Arthur Fraser Young Artists Piano Competition. Columbia, South Carolina - Winner
1997 Mus-Art young Pianists National Competition. Cochabamba, Bolivia - First Prize
1993 Franklin Anaya Piano Competition. Cochabamba, Bolivia - First Prize      

SCHOLARSHIPS, ACADEMIC AWARDS, AND FELLOWSHIPS:
2009 Yamaha-In Residence Fellowship, College Music Society Fund   
Selected as one of five national recipients, Dr. Claure was awarded this Fellowship to pursue a community engagement and outreach project. Dr. Claure organized and co-performed in a series of lecture-recitals for diverse audiences in Miami, FL.
 
2008-2011 University of Miami, Frost School of Music – Miami, FL     Full Tuition Scholarship to pursue Doctor of Musical Arts
in Piano Performance degree. Frost School of Music Teaching Assistantship with a stipend.

2006-2007 Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) Scholar Award  
 One-time competitive, merit-based fellowship for women of the United States and Canada to recognize and encourage excellence in higher education. Selected as one of 85 recipients from over 800 nominations  throughout the United States and Canada, Dr. Claure received this award to purchase a grand piano.
 2006 Fundacion Eutherpe - Leon, Spain                                                                                     
Full tuition for the III International Master Classes of Piano and Conducting
2004-2008 Southern Methodist University - Dallas, TX                                                  
Meadows Artistic Scholarship   
Full Tuition and Fees to pursue Master of Music and Artist Certificate degrees.
2004 and 2005 Hispanic Scholarship Fund - USA                                                                  
General National College Scholarship Awarded twice for for academic excellence
2001-2004 Tate Piano Scholarship from The College of Charleston, Charleston, SC                                                  
 Full tuition and fees scholarship to pursue Bachelor of Arts in Music degree
2003 and 2004 Edwin Davis Peacock Award                                                                  
Awarded twice for excellence in piano performance
2004 Music Departmental Honors Award    
For academic excellence and highest music GPA from graduating class
2000-2001 Higher Institute of Arts - Havana, Cuba                                                        
Full Tuition scholarship to pursue graduate studies in piano performance