2017 GUIDE TO TOP COMPETITIONS

PianoArts North America Competition and Music Festival
ABOUT THIS COMPETITION
Finalists have four rehearsals-with second pianist, conductor, chamber ensemble, and full orchestra-prior to performing a full concerto with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra in the final round. The Artist Training Institute offers contestants classes on engaging audiences with concert conversations. During the concurrent festival, each performs outreach concerts.
MAIN OFFICE
2642 North Summit Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53211
UNITED STATES
Info@PianoArts.org
WEBSITE
http://www.PianoArts.org
ELIGIBILITY
For pianists, ages 16-21, of any nationality, living or studying full time in North America.
ARTISTIC DISCIPLINE(S)
Piano
DETAILS
Travel Covered? No
Frequency Biennial
Cash prizes $10,000 to $50,000
Additional prizes Performances
Jury chair(s) TBA by Music Director Andrews Sill
Jury size 6 to 10
Application deadline February 9, 2018
Application notes Preliminary round video submission is due on February 23, 2018.
SEMIFINALS (live rounds)
Ten pianists, selected as semifinalists, will perform two live non-eliminating competition recitals in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. Each will perform a solo recital on June 1, 2018. On June 3, each will perform a collaborative recital that includes a violin or cello duo with a partner from the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra.
FINALS (live rounds)
Three pianists, selected as finalists, will perform complete concertos in live performances with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra on June 5, 2018
COMPETITION OPEN TO THE PUBLIC?
Semifinals Semifinals streamed
Finals Finals streamed
PAST COMPETITION WINNERS
2016 Aristo Sham, pianist
2014 Carmen Knoll, pianist
2012 Sahun Hong, pianist
2006 Michelle Naughton, pianist
1999 Elizabeth Joy Roe, pianist
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