On January 25 Anne Guus Teerhuis has won the YPF Piano Contest. This is the most important competition for jazz pianists in the Netherlands. Anne Guus graduated at the Prince Claus Conservatoire in 2007. Evgeny Sivtsov, student at the Prince Claus Conservatoire won the third price.
The jury with Michiel Borstlap as chairman, was impressed by his artisticity and his ability to tell a story with his music. Anne Guus won a money prize and several gigs, including at the North Sea Jazz festival 2009.