Steinway Virtual Piano Competition
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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.
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 III - Victor Santiago Asuncion, Myra Huang, J.Y. Song
DIVISION IV - Eteri Andjaparidze, Rohan De Silva, Pavlina Dokovska
Learn more about the SVPC Steinway Artist Judges.