Utah International Piano Academy & Competition

Rules

  • Young Musican (9 and under) - Students may choose to  enter the competition with either Solo or Concerto
    • Two contrasting solo works: one must be from either the baroque or classical periods (limited to 5 minutes, total)
    • OR
    • One movement of a standard piano concert (the accompanist will be provided at additional cost)
  • Elementary (10-12) - Students may choose to  enter the competition with either Solo or Concerto
    • Two contrasting solo works: one must be from either the baroque or classical periods (limited to 8 minutes, total)
    • OR
    • One movement of a standard piano concert (the accompanist will be provided at additional cost)
  • Junior (13 -15) - Students may choose to  enter the competition with either Solo or Concerto
    • Two contrasting solo works: one must be from either the baroque or classical periods (limited to 12 minutes, total)
    • OR
    • One movement of a standard piano concert (the accompanist will be provided at additional cost)
  • Young Artist (16-18) - Students may choose to enter the competition with either Solo or Concerto
    • Two contrasting solo works: one must be from either the baroque or classical periods (limited to 15 minutes, total)
    • OR
    • One movement of standard piano concerto (the accompanist will be provided at additional cost)
  • College Division (currently enrolled in college or university) - Students may choose to enter the competition with either Solo or Concerto
    • Two contrasting solo works: one must be from either the baroque or classical periods (limited to 20 minutes, total)
    • OR
    • One movement of standard piano concerto (the accompanist will be provided at additional cost)

Director

Ning Lu

Faculty

Jie Lu

Viktor Valkov

Artist-in-Residence

Dr. Frank Weinstock

Professor Emeritus of Piano

University of Cincinnati

College-Conservatory of Music

Jian Liu

Concert pianist, chamber artist, and Piano Chair of New Zealand School of Music at Victoria University of Wellington

International Jury Members

Koji Atwood

Hilary C. Demsky

Viktor Valkov

Jian Liu

 

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Last Updated: 7/6/17