Competition Rules (Concerto Category)

Age Categories

Category A

8 and under 

First or last movement

Category B

12 and under 

First or last movement


Category C

15 and under 

First or last movement


Category D

 18 and under 

First or last movement


Category E

19 years old and up

Two movements or complete

Online Participation

-Participants may apply for both the piano solo category and the concerto category


-​To enter concerto category, it is not compulsory to do the solo piano category.


-There will be one round only

First Round Application Deadline: June 20th 2022 

Results announced: June 30th 2022

-4 winners will be chosen overall out of all categories

-Pianists of all nationalities aged 8 and under, 12 and under, 15 and under, 18 and under, 19 and up may participate


-Participants may not make any attempt to be in contact with any of the jury during the competition, and vice-versa. Jury members will not evaluate their own students. 

-Participants will be evaluated on a point based system from 80 to 100 points. The final results given by the jury are not subject to change. 

-Video applications for the first round must have been recorded within the past 12 months.


-Videos should be recorded in one camera angle, without any editing or changes. Participants’ entire silhouette and hands should be clearly visible. 


-The name of the piece should be written in the video's title

-Program change after application is not allowed. 

-Recordings with orchestra are allowed, but they must not be too commercial

*Delayed until 2023

L̶i̶v̶e̶ ̶P̶a̶r̶t̶i̶c̶i̶p̶a̶t̶i̶o̶n̶

̶-̶P̶a̶r̶t̶i̶c̶i̶p̶a̶n̶t̶s̶ ̶m̶a̶y̶ ̶a̶p̶p̶l̶y̶ ̶f̶o̶r̶ ̶b̶o̶t̶h̶ ̶t̶h̶e̶ ̶s̶o̶l̶o̶ ̶p̶i̶a̶n̶o̶ ̶c̶a̶t̶e̶g̶o̶r̶y̶ ̶a̶n̶d̶ ̶t̶h̶e̶ ̶l̶i̶v̶e̶ ̶c̶o̶n̶c̶e̶r̶t̶o̶ ̶c̶a̶t̶e̶g̶o̶r̶y̶

̶-̶​̶T̶o̶ ̶e̶n̶t̶e̶r̶ ̶t̶h̶e̶ ̶c̶o̶n̶c̶e̶r̶t̶o̶ ̶c̶a̶t̶e̶g̶o̶r̶y̶,̶ ̶i̶t̶ ̶i̶s̶ ̶n̶o̶t̶ ̶c̶o̶m̶p̶u̶l̶s̶o̶r̶y̶ ̶t̶o̶ ̶d̶o̶ ̶t̶h̶e̶ ̶s̶o̶l̶o̶ ̶p̶i̶a̶n̶o̶ ̶c̶a̶t̶e̶g̶o̶r̶y̶.̶

̶-̶T̶h̶e̶r̶e̶ ̶w̶i̶l̶l̶ ̶b̶e̶ ̶t̶w̶o̶ ̶r̶o̶u̶n̶d̶s̶:̶ ̶t̶h̶e̶ ̶f̶i̶r̶s̶t̶ ̶r̶o̶u̶n̶d̶ ̶b̶e̶i̶n̶g̶ ̶b̶a̶s̶e̶d̶ ̶o̶n̶ ̶v̶i̶d̶e̶o̶ ̶r̶e̶c̶o̶r̶d̶i̶n̶g̶s̶,̶ ̶a̶n̶d̶ ̶t̶h̶e̶ ̶s̶e̶c̶o̶n̶d̶ ̶b̶e̶i̶n̶g̶ ̶l̶i̶v̶e̶ ̶a̶t̶ ̶t̶h̶e̶ ̶B̶a̶c̶e̶w̶i̶c̶z̶ ̶A̶c̶a̶d̶e̶m̶y̶ ̶o̶f̶ ̶M̶u̶s̶i̶c̶ ̶i̶n̶ ̶Ł̶ó̶d̶ź̶,̶ ̶P̶o̶l̶a̶n̶d̶

̶S̶e̶l̶e̶c̶t̶e̶d̶ ̶p̶a̶r̶t̶i̶c̶i̶p̶a̶n̶t̶s̶ ̶w̶i̶l̶l̶ ̶a̶d̶v̶a̶n̶c̶e̶ ̶t̶o̶ ̶t̶h̶e̶ ̶l̶i̶v̶e̶ ̶f̶i̶n̶a̶l̶ ̶r̶o̶u̶n̶d̶.̶

̶F̶i̶r̶s̶t̶ ̶R̶o̶u̶n̶d̶ ̶A̶p̶p̶l̶i̶c̶a̶t̶i̶o̶n̶ ̶D̶e̶a̶d̶l̶i̶n̶e̶:̶ ̶J̶u̶n̶e̶ ̶1̶5̶t̶h̶ ̶2̶0̶2̶2̶ ̶

̶S̶e̶c̶o̶n̶d̶ ̶R̶o̶u̶n̶d̶ ̶(̶L̶i̶v̶e̶)̶:̶ ̶J̶u̶l̶y̶ ̶1̶8̶t̶h̶ ̶2̶0̶2̶2̶

̶-̶1̶ ̶w̶i̶n̶n̶e̶r̶ ̶i̶n̶ ̶t̶o̶t̶a̶l̶ ̶w̶i̶l̶l̶ ̶b̶e̶ ̶s̶e̶l̶e̶c̶t̶e̶d̶ ̶o̶u̶t̶ ̶o̶f̶ ̶A̶g̶e̶ ̶c̶a̶t̶e̶g̶o̶r̶y̶ ̶A̶ ̶+̶ ̶B̶

̶-̶3̶ ̶w̶i̶n̶n̶e̶r̶s̶ ̶i̶n̶ ̶t̶o̶t̶a̶l̶ ̶w̶i̶l̶l̶ ̶b̶e̶ ̶s̶e̶l̶e̶c̶t̶e̶d̶ ̶o̶u̶t̶ ̶o̶f̶ ̶A̶g̶e̶ ̶c̶a̶t̶e̶g̶o̶r̶y̶ ̶C̶ ̶+̶ ̶D̶ ̶+̶E̶ ̶