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Competitions, Festivals, and Academies for 2019-2020:

  • Bosendorfer Piano Competition

  • Bosendorfer/Yamaha Competition 

  • Chopin Foundation Scholarship Program for Young Pianists

  • Dakota Valley Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition

  • David D. Dubois Piano Festival & Competition

  • e piano Junior International Competition

  • Friends of the Minnesota Orchestra Young Artist Competition

  • From the Top

  • Frost Chopin Festival and Academy

  • Golden Valley Orchestra Young Artists Competition

  • Hastings International Piano Competition

  • International Institute for Young Musicians (IIYM) International Competition

  • Minnetonka Young Artist Competition

  • Minneapolis Music Teachers Forum (MMTF) Mozart Concerto Competition

  • Minnesota International Piano Camp 

  • Minnesota Orchestra’s Young Peoples Symphony Concert Association (YPSCA) Concerto Competition

  • Minnesota Public Radio's (MPR) Minnesota Varsity

  • Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) National Young Artist Competition

  • Musical Arts Society of New Orleans (MASNO) - Piano Institute and Keyboard Festival

  • National Arts Competition/Young Arts Foundation

  • Piano Arts - North American Competition and Music Festival

  • Piano Texas Academy and Festival

  • Rising Stars Concerto Competition of the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra

  • Saint Paul Piano Teachers (SPPTA) Concerto Competition

  • Schubert Club Special Grants

  • Schubert Club Student Scholarship Competition

  • Southeastern Piano Festival (SEPF) and the Arthur Fraser International Competition 

  • Steinway & Sons Piano Competition

  • Texas State International Piano Festival

  • Thursday Musical Young Artist Scholarship Competition​​

  • Waring International Piano Competition

Calendar for 2019-2020:

September

  • Sunday, September 1 – Applications accepted, St. Paul Piano Teachers (SPPTA) Concerto Competition (applications submitted by the teachers)

  • Wednesday, September 11 – Application deadline, 3:00 pm Eastern Standard Time, Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) National Young Artist Competition

October

  • Friday, October 11 – Application deadline, 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time National Arts Competition/Young Arts Foundation

  • Tuesday, October 15 - Deadline - Saint Paul Piano Teachers (SPPTA) Concerto Competition (applications submitted by the teachers)

  • TBA - Deadline, Waring International Piano Competition

  • Monday, October 14 - Applications available on line, Schubert Club Competition

November

  • Friday, November 1 - Applications available, Thursday Musical Young Artist Scholarship Competition

  • TBA - Application Deadline, 9th Bosendorfer/Yamaha Competition 

  • Saturday, November 16th - Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) National Young Artist Competition, State Division, Fourth Baptist Church, Plymouth

  • Monday, November 18th - Application Deadline, Rising Stars Concerto Competition of the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra

  • TBA - Application Deadline, Minnetonka Young Artist Competition

  • TBA - (Sunday evenings by appointment only) - Minnetonka Young Artist Competition

  • TBA - Deadline - Texas State International Piano Festival

December​​

  • Saturday, December 7 - St. Paul Piano Teachers (SPPTA) Concerto Competition

  • TBA - Application deadline (teachers submit applications), Minneapolis Music Teachers Forum (MMTF) Mozart Concerto Competition

  • TBA - (Sunday evenings by appointment only) - Minnetonka Young Artist Competition

  • Sunday, December 15, 7:00 pm - Application deadline, Thursday Musical Young Artist Scholarship Competition​​

  • TBA -  Application deadline, Minnesota Orchestra’s Young Peoples Symphony Concert Association (YPSCA) Concerto Competition

  • TBA - Application deadline, Minnesota Public Radio's (MPR) Minnesota Varsity

  • TBA - Waring International Acceptance

  • TBA - Application deadline, Golden Valley Orchestra Young Artists Competition

  • TBA - Application deadline, Dakota Valley Symphony Concerto Competition

January​

  • TBA - National Young Arts Week, National Arts Competition/Young Arts Foundation

  • TBA - Application deadline, From the Top

  • TBA - St. Paul Piano Teachers (SPPTA) Concerto Competition Finalists Performance

  • TBA - Dakota Valley Symphony Concerto Competition

  • TBA - Applications due, David D. Dubois Piano Festival & Competition

  • TBA - Audition, Golden Valley Orchestra Young Artists Competition

  • TBA - 9th Bosendorfer/Yamaha Competition

  • TBA - Audition, Golden Valley Orchestra Young Artists Competition

  • Wednesday, January 15th - Registration Opens, Steinway Competition

  • TBA - Minneapolis Music Teachers Forum (MMTF) Mozart Concerto Competition

  • TBA - Friends of the Minnesota Orchestra Young Artist Competition Semi-Finals

  • TBA - Minnesota Orchestra Young Artist Final - 

  • Saturday, January 11th - Required recitals, Thursday Musical Young Artist Scholarship Competition

  • Sunday, January 12th -  Required recitals, Thursday Musical Young Artist Scholarship Competition

  • Saturday, January 18th - Rising Stars Concerto Competition of the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra - Prelims & Semi-finals

  • Saturday, January 18th - Required recitals, Thursday Musical Young Artist Scholarship Competition

  • Sunday, January 19th - Required recitals, Thursday Musical Young Artist Scholarship Competition

  • Friday, January 24th - Application deadline, Schubert Club Student Scholarship Competition

  • Saturday, January 25th - Required recitals, Thursday Musical Young Artist Scholarship Competition

  • Sunday, January 26th - Required recitals, Thursday Musical Young Artist Scholarship Competition

February

  • TBA - David D. Dubois Piano Festival & Competition

  • Sunday, February 9th - Application deadline, Piano Arts North American Competition and Music Festival

  • Sunday, February 9th - SPPTA Winner's Concert with the Mississippi Valley Orchestra

  • Sunday, February 23rd - Preliminary video submission deadline, Piano Arts North American Competition and Music Festival

  • Saturday, February 29th - Thursday Musical Young Artist Scholarship Competition

  • TBA - Minnetonka Young Artist Competition Winners Concert, Minnetonka United Methodist Church

  • TBA - Winners Concert of the Minneapolis Music Teachers Forum (MMTF) Mozart Concerto Competition

  • TBA - Minnetonka Young Artist Competition Winners Concert, St. Philip the Deacon Church, Plymouth

March​

  • Sunday, March 1st - (Prelims) Minnesota Orchestra’s Young Peoples Symphony Concert Association (YPSCA) Concerto Competition

  • Sunday, March 8th - (Finals) Minnesota Orchestra’s Young Peoples Symphony Concert Association (YPSCA) Concerto Competition

  • TBA - Application deadline, Chopin-Frost Academy

  • TBA -  Application deadline, Piano Texas Academy and Festival

  • TBA - Application deadline, From the Top

  • Saturday, March 7th - Rising Stars Concerto Competition of the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra Winner’s Finals/Concert

  • TBA - Winners Concert, Golden Valley Orchestra Young Artists Competition

  • TBA - Application Deadline, Southeastern Piano Festival (SEPF) and the Arthur Fraser International Competition

  • Saturday, March 14th - Schubert Club Student Scholarship Competition Preliminaries

  • Saturday, March 21 - Wednesday, March 25th - Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) National Conference and Young Artist Competition Finals

  • Sunday, March 15th - Schubert Club Student Scholarship Competition Finals

  • TBA -  Waring International Piano Competition 

  • Thursday, March 26th, 7:00 pm - Thursday Musical Young Artist Scholarship Competition Winners Concert

  • TBA - Schubert Club Student Scholarship Competition Winner’s Concert, Ordway Concert Hall

  • April

  • TBA - Finals, Waring International Piano Competition 

  • TBA - Application Deadline, Steinway & Sons 2020 Piano Competition

  • TBA - Application Deadline, International Institute for Young Musicians (IIYM)

  • TBA - Deadline, Schubert Club Special Grants

  • TBA - Dakota Valley Orchestra's Concerto Competition Winners Concert

  • TBA - Dakota Valley Orchestra's Concerto Competition Winners Children's Concert

May

  • TBA - SPPTA Winner in Concert with the Mississippi Valley Orchestra

  • TBA - Minnesota Public Radio's (MPR) Minnesota Varsity Showcase Concert.  Ted Mann Concert Hall, Minneapolis

  • TBA - Application Deadline, Chopin Foundation Scholarship Program for Young Pianists

  • TBA - Application Deadline, Bosendorfer Piano Competition 

  • TBA - Application Deadline, Minnesota International Piano Camp

  • Wednesday - Sunday, May 27th - May 31st -  Piano Arts North American Competition and Music Festival

June

  • Saturday - Sunday, June 1st - June 2nd, Piano Arts North American Competition and Music Festival

  • TBA - Texas State International Piano Festival

  • TBA - Piano Texas Academy and Festival

  • TBA -  Southeastern Piano Festival (SEPF) and the Arthur Fraser International Competition

  • TBA - Frost-Chopin Festival and Academy (FCFA) 

  • TBA - Bosendorfer Piano Competition.  Concordia College, Saint Paul

  • TBA - Steinway & Sons 2018 Piano Competition.  Schmitt Music - Brooklyn Center

July​

  • TBA - Frost Chopin Festival and Academy (FCFA) 

  • TBA - Scholarships Announced, Chopin Foundation Scholarship Program for Young Pianists

  • TBA - International Institute for Young Musicians (IIYM) International Competition and Academy

  • TBA - University of Minnesota International Piano Camp

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