PIANO COMPETITION INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS
Open to young pianists ages 18 and under, the Steinway 2018 Piano Competition offers national
recognition, professional critiques, and prize money of up to $1,000
Objectives of this competition
- Steinway Branding- Canada’s first amateur piano competition for youth under 18 years old by Steinway & Sons (not to be confused with the existing Steinway International Youth Piano Competition)
- Community participation
- Promote Piano Education and nourish promising musicians
April 1, 11:59 PM Application closes for all dealers
April 15 Applicants informed of audition times by this date or sooner
May 10 -13 Vancouver competition Auditions at 728 Granville Music Experience Centre
May 22 Winner announcement
May 27 Winner’s Concert (TBD )
a convenient online tool called “Acceptd” to manage communications with participants and schedule auditions. Please visit www.steinway.com/competition and click on the ‘register’ button and then go to the landing page and find on the left top to ‘start an application’.
Participants will be required to submit a $75 application fee though Acceptd, which will be sent to Steinway & Sons. Registration fees through Acceptd go towards the Acceptd management tool, certificates, medals, marketing support, national promotion, and adjudicator co-op (Steinway will not be making profit on the competition).
Division I Ages 9 and under
Division II Ages 10-13
Division III Ages 14-18
Prizes: All contestants will receive a commemorative Steinway certificate of achievement. First, second and third place winners in each division will receive Steinway lyre medals.
First place winner will win cash prize:
Division 1: $400
Division II: $700
Division II: $1000
acknowledgment will be sent to each applicant upon receipt of the completed Application Form
and enclosures through Acceptd.
cut off a performance at their discretion. If a competitor misses their turn, they will have
forfeited their chance to participate (no refunds).
the auditions of contestants and winners and to use these documents for marketing purposes.
No extra fee will be paid to the contestants.
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turn, they will have forfeited their chance to participate (no refunds).
Should you have any questions on the technical/syllabus issues, please contact our Competition Manager Rebecca Cheng (604.688.2929 or firstname.lastname@example.org