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The next competition will be in the early Summer of 2022.

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Our online piano competition is open to all pianists within the group range listed below!

This competition is for you if you are tired of:

  • seeing the same videos sent to many other online contests
  • filling out technically demanding online forms, you will be able to submit your Application by pressing one button

All performances will be recorded specifically for our competition, which will give a correct impression of ​​the level of all participants for a given period of time.

All performances will be available to watch on this website.

All teachers will receive a certificate for presenting their pupils for the competition.

All pianists will receive certificates for the prizes or for participation. 

CATEGORIES

1. SOLO A & B
2. ENSEMBLE: duo, trio (6-hands), and quartet (8-hands)
3. CONCERTO
4. OUTSIDE THE COMPETITION

The age of the participant is determined by the number of full years as of 1 September 2021

AWARDS

Categories 1 – 4

Grand Prize – selected from the pianists awarded 300 points from the jury
1st place: 90-100 points
2nd place: 80-89 points
3rd place: 70-79 points
Highly commended (HC): 60-69

1. SOLO

CATEGORY A 

The classical repertoire that written approx. between 1600-1950. For example:  Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Impressionist piano works.

Group

Age

Repertoire

Time

Fee

Elementary A

5-6

Two contrasting works in different genres

Max 5 mins

£30

Elementary B

7-8

Two contrasting works in different genres

Max 7 mins

£30

Intermediate A

9-10

Two contrasting works in different genres

Max 10 mins

£30

Intermediate B

11-13

Two contrasting works in different genres

Max 12 mins

£30

Advanced A

14-16

Two contrasting works in different genres

Max 15 mins

£30

Advanced B

17-18

Two contrasting works in different genres

Max 20 mins

£30

CATEGORY B

Contemporary repertoire / original piano works written approximately between 1950 and 2021.

Group

Age

Repertoire

Time

Fee

Elementary A

5-6

Two contrasting works in different genres

Max 5 mins

£30

Elementary B

7-8

Two contrasting works in different genres

Max 7 mins

£30

Intermediate A

9-10

Two contrasting works in different genres

Max 10 mins

£30

Intermediate B

11-13

Two contrasting works in different genres

Max 12 mins

£30

Advanced A

14-16

Two contrasting works in different genres

Max 15 mins

£30

Advanced B

17-18

Two contrasting works in different genres

Max 20 mins

£30

2. ENSEMBLE: duo, trio (6-hands), quartet (8-hands), and quintet (10-hands)

Original works from any genre excluding pop.
Select category based on the age of the youngest pianist in the ensemble.

Group

Age

Repertoire

Time

Fee

Elementary A

6 & younger

Two contrasting works

Max 5 mins

£30

Elementary B

7-8

Two contrasting works

Max 7 mins

£30

Intermediate A

9-10

Two contrasting works

Max 10 mins

£30

Intermediate B

11-13

Two contrasting works

Max 12 mins

£30

Advanced A

14-16

Two contrasting works

Max 15 mins

£30

Advanced B

17-18

Two contrasting works

Max 20 mins

£30

Professional

19+

Two contrasting works

Max 25 mins

£30

3. CONCERTO

Original concerto from the classical and contemporary repertoire.
When filling the Registration form for this category, type “dash” in the second box and URL box too.

Group

Age

Repertoire

Time

Fee

Elementary A

5-6

One movement

Max 10 mins

£30

Elementary B

7-8

One movement

Max 10 mins

£30

Intermediate A

9-10

One movement

Max 15 mins

£30

Intermediate B

11-13

One movement

Max 15 mins

£30

Advanced A

14-16

One movement

Max 20 mins

£30

Advanced B

17-18

One movement

Max 20 mins

£30

4. OUTSIDE THE COMPETITION!

We are inviting to take part in our competition’s festival part:

5 A. piano ensembles with 5 or more players
5 B. students with learning difficulties
5 C. pianists age 19+

All performers in this category will be assessed by our jury and receive a Performance Diploma in 1st, 2nd or 3rd degree.

Age

Repertoire

Время

Оплата

6 – 18

one piece in any style

up to 10 mins

£30 foreach performer

19+

free choice of repertoire 

up to 25 mins

£30

REGISTRATION FEE

1.£30 fee is due for taking part in any of the categories.
2. £30 fee must be paid by each member of the ensemble.
3. £30 fee is due by the concerto soloist only.
4. Fee is payable during the submission of the application form via PayPal, credit, or debit card.
5. Transfer commission is included in the registration fee.
6. £15 will be due in the event if you were asked to resubmit the video.

PAYMENT INSTRUCTION

£30 – fee for one category
£60 – fee for two categories
£90 – fee for three categories
£120 – fee for four categories
1. Type the correct amount below
2. Select your method of payment
3. Fill in the details as required
4. Press the “Submit” button
Once the payment is complete, you will receive a confirmation receipt and a copy of the submitted registration form.

OUR RULES

1. Only complete applications will be accepted and processed.
2. Registration fee is not refundable or transferrable.
3. Decision of the jury is final and is not subject to appeal.
4. Contestants may not contact members of the jury directly.
5. Several winners can be selected in each category.
6. All videos will be available for watching on the competition website.
7. All pieces must be performed from memory.
8. The age of the participant is determined by the number of full years as of September 1, 2021.
9. The organisers of the competition reserve the right to amend the rules if the competition requires it.
10. Your signature in the application is a confirmation of your agreement with the rules of our competition.

VIDEO RECORDING INSTRUCTIONS

1. The video must be recorded specifically for this competition.
2. Videos submitted for other competitions will not be accepted.
3. A sheet of paper with the:
– Competition name
– Name and surname
– Date of recording
should be clearly displayed during the entire video. 
Print out PDF tap here 
4. The performance must be recorded in one take without interruptions, both pieces played one after another. 
5. Video editing of any kind is not allowed and such videos will not be accepted.
6. You will be permitted to submit your second correctly recorded video for the additional charge of £15.
7. The instrument, hands and face of the performer should be clearly seen.
8. The video must be uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo.
9. The URL link must be added to the application form.