American Pianists Association Announces
NBC News Anchor Lester Holt as Honorary Chair
of the 2014 – 2015 Jazz Fellowship Awards
The American Pianists Association is pleased to announce NBC’s Lester Holt as the honorary chair of the American Pianists Association’s 2014 – 2015 Jazz Fellowship Awards presented by REI Real Estate Services. The winner of the competition will receive the Cole Porter Fellowship, valued at $100,000, includes a $50,000 cash prize (the largest prize in the world for a young jazz pianist), a recording contract with Mack Avenue Records, and career assistance and engagement for two years.