When you hear the words "Van Cliburn Competition," you think of winners who go on to become world-renowned concert pianists. But the Van Cliburn Foundation sponsors another competition--this one for amateur pianists over age 35. Classical WETA's Deb Lamberton spoke with filmmaker Lori Miller about her new feature-length documentary "They Came To Play", which received its theatrical premiere Sunday, October 25th in Washington, DC.
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Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s as an educational television station, the addition of a public radio station, and evolution into a major national producer for PBS.See timeline →