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Welcome to the 2022 William Knabe International Piano Competition application site! 

In 2022 we are arriving two distinct options:

  1. Apply with a pre-recorded video, and then compete live in semi-final and final rounds at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (July 20-24, 2022). Ages 6-18.
  2. Compete by pre-recorded video only against other pianists’ videos. Ages 6-26.

 

Solo and concerto divisions are available in both options.

All video applications will be reviewed and graded by our prestigious jury, and applicants may choose to apply for an evaluation and points only (non-competitive) or may choose to compete for a chance to compete in the semi-final and final rounds.

For more information on points and rewards, visit www.knabeinstitute.org/points.

Non-refundable application fee: $120
Application deadline: May 31, 2022; Late applications accepted until June 15, 2022 ($50 late fee)

AGE GROUPS FOR 2022 SOLO DIVISIONS WITH LIVE OPTION: 6-7, 8-10, 11-14, 15-18
AGE GROUP FOR 2022 CONCERTO DIVISION WITH LIVE OPTION: 10-18

AGE GROUPS FOR 2022 VIDEO ONLY SOLO DIVISIONS: 6-10, 11-17, 18-26
AGE GROUP FOR 2022 VIDEO ONLY CONCERTO DIVISIONS: 10-17, 18-26

Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any questions.  You may call email us at info@knabeinstitute.org. For technical questions please check out our Help Desk for frequently asked questions.