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The STEINWAY VIRTUAL PIANO COMPETITION, open to young pianists ages 17 and under
and held through 
STEINWAY Factory-owned showrooms in the United States, is an extension of our unwavering commitment to the pursuit of superior artistic expression through piano performance during these unprecedented times.

FIRST PLACE PRIZES - REGIONALS

DIVISION I - $200

DIVISION II - $200

DIVISION III - $500

DIVISION IV - $750

First, second, and third place winners at each showroom will receive commemorative medals.
First place winners will have the opportunity to record one of their audition pieces at their local Steinway showroom’s recital space on a Steinway Concert Grand privately recorded for an honors concert at a later date to be broadcasted online. First prize winners will also be entered into the Steinway Virtual Piano Competition - Nationals.
All participants will receive a certificate of participation, judges’ comments and a gift from SheetMusicPlus.

IMPORTANT DATES

August 15
Registration Open 

October 1
Regional Registration closes

DIVISION & REPERTOIRE REQUIREMENTS

Two contrasting pieces for solo piano from different eras of Western classical music including Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Twentieth Century must be performed memorized. Original compositions and improvisations are not permitted. Repeats may be played at the discretion of the performer, but are not required.

Division I: Ages 9 and under max. 8 minutes

Division II: Ages 10-12 max. 10 minutes

Division III: Ages 13-15 max. 12 minutes

Division IV: Ages 16-17 max. 14 minutes

Age requirements apply to applicant’s age as of October 1, 2020.

SVPC STEINWAY ARTIST JUDGES ANNOUNCED
DIVISION I
- Rosa Antonelli, Vanessa Perez, Sophié van der Westhuizen
DIVISION II - Aaron Diehl, David Fung, Molly Morkoski
DIVISION IIIVictor Santiago Asuncion, Myra Huang, J.Y. Song
DIVISION IVEteri Andjaparidze, Rohan De Silva, Pavlina Dokovska
Learn more about the SVPC Steinway Artist Judges.