Competition Name: Boston International Piano Competition for Exceptional Amateurs
Date: June 25th-28th 2003
Entry Deadline: March 1st 2003
City, State and Country: Chestnut Hill and Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Contact person: Robert Finley
Address: 25, Tomahawk Drive, Northborough, Massachusetts 01532, USA
Telephone: 508 393 6740
Age: Minimum of 30 years. This competition is for those who do not earn their primary source of income from playing the piano or teaching
Repertoire: Free choice of repertoire, but pieces may not be repeated in subsequent rounds. Playing times for preliminary, semifinal and final rounds are 10, 20 and 30 minutes respectively.
Other details: The grand prize will be $2000 plus a recital opportunity in Boston. There will be prizes for the other finalists and special pizes for the best performance of a baroque/classical, modern, romantic work, and an audience prize. There will be a distinguished panel of judges. Social events including a reception before the competition begins and a dinner after the awards ceremony will be arranged. This will be our second competition following the higly succesful competition in August 2001. It promises to be a very enjoyable social and musical event.
The National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy will be held at the Hyatt
Regency Oak Brook in Oak Brook, Illinois July 19-21. This is a very
comprehensive conference covering many aspects of teaching and performing.
It looks like they will have some great workshops and present evening
recitals as well as mini-recitals throughout each day.
More information is available at: (800) 824-5087 or email sbetts@Isu.edu
(I couldn't find any listing for a web site on this one).
International Young Musician 2002 Contest for pianists, cellists and violinists up to 13 years of age, in Tallinn, Estonia, April 11-14, 2002.
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Phred Piano Expressioin in association with Faust Harrison Pianos and Mason &
Hamlin invite you to participate in the 2nd annual Northeastern Classical
Piano Competition for Outstanding Amateurs.
May 17,18 and 19, 2001 in
Ridgewood, New Jersey.
Many awards plus $1,000 Grand Prize and NYC recital!
Open to anyone for whom playing piano is more than a hobby, but less than a
profession. Applicants are free to choose their own programs for all phases
of the competition. Minimum age of 35 as of May 17, 2001. Applicants may
not earn a living as a professional musician or piano teacher.