2017 GUIDE TO TOP COMPETITIONS

Gawon Award
ABOUT THIS COMPETITION
Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Gawon International Music Society presents the Gawon Award every two years, offering a $10,000 cash prize to a promising pianist. The Society's advisory board, consisting of internationally acclaimed pianists, reviews the application package and provides jury members.
MAIN OFFICE
Sambo Hills 102
Pyungchang 12 Gil 8-21
Jongno-Gu, Seoul 03009
KOREA
hanoksoo11@gmail.com
WEBSITE
http://www.gawonaward.com
ELIGIBILITY
The Gawon Award is open to any nationality between the age of 17 to 30.
ARTISTIC DISCIPLINE(S)
Piano
DETAILS
Travel Covered? Yes
Frequency Triennial
Cash prizes $10,000 to $50,000
Additional prizes Performances
Jury chair(s) Oksoo Han, Chair, Gawon International Music Society
Jury size 1 to 5
Application deadline December 31, 2017
FINALS (live rounds)
An 80-minute recording of the applicant's solo recital program of pieces from different periods will be reviewed by the jury. (There is no live performance competition.)
Supporting documents of applicant's past musical activities and records are required for jury's review together with recommendations from acclaimed mucisians.
COMPETITION OPEN TO THE PUBLIC?
Not open to the public
PAST COMPETITION WINNERS
2016 Dmitry Masleev
2014 Mateusz Borowiak
2009 Yoonjung Han
2007 Ilya Yakushev
2006 Freddy Kempf

 

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