Competition Planner

Competitions, Festivals, and Academies for 2022-2023:

  • Bosendorfer Piano Competition

  • Bosendorfer/Yamaha Competition

  • Canada International Piano Competition (www.canadaipc.com

  • Chopin Foundation of the United States Scholarship Program for Young Pianists (www.chopin.org)

  • 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 (www.chopin.org)

  • Golden Valley Orchestra Young Artists Competition

  • Hastings International Piano Competition

  • Minnetonka Young Artist Competition

  • Minneapolis Music Teachers Forum (MMTF) Mozart Concerto Competition (mmtfonline.com) 

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

  • Minnesota Public Radio's (MPR) Minnesota Varsity

  • Morningside Music Bridge (www.mmb.international/about/overview)

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

  • National Arts Competition/Young Arts Foundation

  • New Orleans Piano Institute (NOPI) - Musical Arts Society of New Orleans (masno.org)

  • Oberlin Conservatory Summer Programs - Piano Festival

  • Piano Arts - North American Competition and Music Festival (pianoarts.org)

  • Piano Texas International Festival and Academy (www.pianotexas.org)

  • 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 (www.southeasternpianofestival.com)

  • Texas State International Piano Festival (www.tsipf.com/apply/)

  • Thursday Musical Young Artist Scholarship Competition​​

  • Waring International Piano Competition

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Calendar for 2022-2023:

September

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

  • Wednesday, September 14, 3:00 pm Eastern Time  – Application deadline, Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) National Young Artist Competition

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October​

  • Saturday, October 15 – Application deadline, Saint Paul Piano Teachers (SPPTA) Concerto Competition (applications submitted by the teachers)

​November​

  • Saturday, November 5 - State Division, Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) National Young Artist Competition.  4th Baptist Church, Plymouth, MN

  • Tuesday, November 15 - Application deadline, Minnesota Orchestra’s Young Peoples Symphony Concert Association (YPSCA) Concerto Competition

  • Wednesday, November 30 – Application deadline, Rising Stars Concerto Competition of the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra

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December​​

  • Saturday, December 3 - St. Paul Piano Teachers (SPPTA) Concerto Competition.  Schmitt Music, Bloomington

  • Wednesday, December 7, 3:00 pm Eastern Time - Video submission deadline, West Central Division, Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) National Young Artist Competition

  • Wednesday, December 28 - Prelim video submission deadline, Minnesota Orchestra’s Young Peoples Symphony Concert Association (YPSCA) Concerto Competition

  • TBA - Applications open, Morningside Music Bridge

 

January ​

  • Friday, January 6 - Application deadline (teachers submit applications), Minneapolis Music Teachers Forum (MMTF) Mozart Concerto Competition

  • Sunday, January 15 -  Minnesota Orchestra’s Young Peoples Symphony Concert Association (YPSCA) Concerto Competition Finals

  • Sunday, January 15 - Application deadline, Schubert Club Student Scholarship Competition

  • Saturday, January 21 - Rising Stars Concerto Competition of the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra - Prelims/Semi-finals

  • TBA - Application deadline, Thursday Musical Young Artist Scholarship Competition

  • TBA - TBA - Application deadline, Morningside Music Bridge at The New England Conservatory in Boston

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February​

  • Saturday, February 11 - Minneapolis Music Teachers Forum (MMTF) Mozart Concerto Competition, Schmitt Music Bloomington 

  • Sunday, February 12 - Schubert Club Student Scholarship Competition Video Submission Deadline

  • Sunday, February 19, 3:00 pm - SPPTA Winner's Concert with the Mississippi Valley Orchestra.  Augustana Lutheran Church, South St. Paul

  • TBA - Application deadline, Texas State International Piano Festival

  • TBA - Video Submission, Thursday Musical Young Artist Scholarship Competition

  • TBA - Application deadline, Piano Texas International Festival and Academy

  • TBA - Dakota Valley Orchestra Concerto Competition.  Schmitt Music Center Recital Hall

  • TBA - David D. Dubois Piano Festival & Competition

  • TBA - Schubert Club Special Grants

  • TBA - Application deadline, Dakota Valley Symphony Concerto Competition

March​​

  • Saturday, March 18 - Rising Stars Concerto Competition of the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra Winner’s Finals/Concert

  • Saturday/Sunday, March 25/26 - In Person Finals Schubert Club Student Scholarship Competition

  • Saturday - Wednesday, March 25 - March 29 - Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Young Artist Competition Finals.  Reno, Nevada

  • TBA - Thursday Musical Young Artist Scholarship Competition Winners Concert

  • TBA - Solo and Concerto Competition Application deadline, Texas State International Piano Festival

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

  • TBA - Application deadline, Oberlin Conservatory Summer Piano Festival

 

April​

  • TBA - Dakota Valley Orchestra's Concerto Competition Winners Concert, 2:00 pm

  • TBA - Application deadline, Frost Chopin Festival and Academy

  • TBA - Deadline, Schubert Club Special Grants

 

May​​

  • TBA - Application deadline, Chopin Foundation of the United States Scholarship Program for Young Pianists

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

  • TBA - MMTF Mozart Concerto Competition Winner with the Kenwood Symphony Orchestra

  • TBA - Application deadline, New Orleans Piano Institute and Keyboard Festival

June​

  • TBA - Piano Texas International Festival and Academy

  • TBA - Texas State International Piano Festival

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

July​​​

  • TBA - Oberlin Conservatory Piano Festival

  • TBA - Morningside Music Bridge, The New England Conservatory in Boston

  • TBA - Frost Chopin Festival and Academy

  • TBA - New Orleans Piano Institute (NOPI) - Musical Arts Society of New Orleans

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