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2020 Gina Bachauer Junior and Young Artists International Piano Competitions
2020 Gina Bachauer Junior and Young Artists International Piano Competitions
ABOUT THIS COMPETITION
Twenty-four pianists, ages 11-14, and 24 pianists, ages 15-18, compete in back-to-back competitions in June 2020 in Salt Lake City in their quest for $62,000 in prizes and the opportunity to perform in the Final Round in Abravanel Hall with the Utah Symphony.
MAIN OFFICE
138 West Broadway
Suite 220
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
UNITED STATES
801-297-4250
WEBSITE
ELIGIBILITY
Open to pianists of any nationality, ages 11-14 or ages 15-18. However, pianists who within the last five years have studied on a regular basis with any member of the 2020 International Jury, or with the artistic director of the competition, or with any other person currently employed by the Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation, are ineligible to participate.
ARTISTIC DISCIPLINE(S)
Piano
DETAILS
Travel Covered? No
Frequency Quadrennial
First prize $10,000 to $50,000
Smallest prize $5,000 to $10,000
Additional prizes Performances
Jury chair(s) Douglas Humpherys, Bachauer artistic director
Additional jurors Alvin Chow (U.S.)
Rae de Lisle (New Zealand)
Miyoko Lotto (Japan/U.S.)
Frank Weinstock (U.S.)
Eleanor Wong (Hong Kong)
Bernd Zack (Germany)
Jury size 6 to 10
Application deadline September 15, 2019
SEMIFINALS (live rounds)
Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, Salt Lake City, UT:
June 15-18, 2020, Junior Competition
June 22-25, 2020, Young Artists Competition
FINALS (live rounds)
June 20, 2020, Junior Competition, Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, Salt Lake City, UT
June 27, 2020, Young Artists Competition, Abravanel Hall, Salt Lake City, UT
COMPETITION OPEN TO THE PUBLIC?
Semifinals Semifinals streamed
Finals Finals streamed
PAST COMPETITION WINNERS
2016 Jaehong Park, Korea, Young Artists
2016 Talon Smith, USA, Junior
2012 Leonardo Colafelice, Italy, Young Artists
2012 Ryota Yamazaki, Japan, Junior
1999 Yundi Li, Young Artists Gold Medalist
2008 Aristo Sham, Junior Gold Medalist
2008 George Li, Junior Silver Medalist
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