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Casey Rafn of Two Harbors, a piano student in the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, won top prizes at the prestigious 2011 Liszt Garrison Festival and International Piano Competition in Baltimore, Md.

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Rafn took first prize overall and Best Performance of a Work by Franz Liszt ("Sonata: Apres une Lecture du Dante") in the Young Artist category. Rafn has been invited to return to Baltimore in May 2012 for a recital at the Birmingham Concert series and a professional recording session.

The Liszt Garrison Festival and International Piano Competition is a five-day-long celebration of music featuring performances, lectures, and master classes, held annually at Notre Dame of Maryland University.

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