2018 GUIDE TO COMPETITIONS

PianoArts
PianoArts
ABOUT THIS COMPETITION
Finalists have 4 rehearsals– with second pianist, conductor, chamber ensemble, and full orchestra prior to performing a full concerto with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra in the Concerto Round. Through the Artist Training Institute, contestants have classes on engaging audiences with concert conversations. During the concurrent festival, all perform community concerts.
MAIN OFFICE
2642 N Summit Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211
UNITED STATES
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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
First prize $10,000 to $50,000
Smallest prize Less than $5,000
Additional prizes Performances
Jury chair(s) Joyce Yang, concert pianist
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
2014 Carmen Knoll
2012 Sahun Hong
2006 Michelle Naughton
1999 Elizabeth Joy Roe
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