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May 21-26, 2023

The Competition disseminates classical music worldwide, as well as launches and nurtures young artists' careers through the triennial Competition, ensuing international concert tours of its medalists. By making the Competition available in its entirety on the internet, the Organization extends its outreach to viewers/listeners in every corner of the globe. The Piano Competition is open to pianists of all nationalities between the ages of 18 and 32 and lasts for one week of activities that include concerts, educational masterclasses, and the contest. Events are free and open to the public.

The Greater Miami area is a vibrant and exciting multi-cultural hub and offers a great environment for our competitors to socialize and learn in the company of other world class pianists. Local college and pre-college students will have the opportunity to hear the competitors and play in masterclasses for the renowned international jury/teachers/performers.

The Competition is organized by South Florida Friends of Classical Music, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that encourages and supports performances of classical music in South Florida. For more info about the organization's website, please visit it here.

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ELIGIBILITY:

The Teresa Carreño International Piano Competition is open to pianists of all nationalities between the ages of 18 and 33 by the time of the Competition. 


APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

The pre-screening application is online and must be submitted electronically through our web partner GetAcceptd by February 10th 2023. The following are the enclosures you will need to submit along your application:

  • Photocopy of birth certificate, passport, license, photo ID, etc.
  • A recent black-and-white or color glossy photograph, Minimum size 5x7 (12.7 x 17.8 cm) vertical, to be used for the program booklet.
  • Brief artistic biography and critical reviews.
  • Upload a recent, unedited videotape, not to exceed 50 minutes in length of a live performance either in concert or in studio. The repertoire will consist of complete works by candidate's choice.
  • A list of the chosen repertoire for all stages.
  • A non-refundable $125 application fee is due along your online application.

IMPORTANT: Completion and submission of all necessary documentation is the responsibility of the contestant.

NOTIFICATION OF CANDIDATES: Applicants will be notified of their status no later than February 28th, 2023. An email giving further details about orientation, housing, travel, and general schedule information will be sent to those accepted to compete.

REPERTOIRE: Applicants must submit their repertoire list in the order in which it will be performed, with approximate times listed for each composition. The final date for contestants to submit changes in repertoire is March 5th 2023.

Please direct any questions pertaining to the competition to info@masterpianocompetition.com

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