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Competitions, Festivals, and Academies for 2019-2020:

  • Bosendorfer Piano Competition

  • Bosendorfer/Yamaha Competition 

  • 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

  • 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

  • Morningside Music Bridge (www.mmb.international/about/overview)
  • Music at Menlo Chamber Music Academy (www.music@menlo.org)
  • 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)

  • 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)

  • Steinway & Sons Piano Competition

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

  • 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)

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

November

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

December​​

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

  • Friday, December 13 - Application deadline (teachers submit applications), Minneapolis Music Teachers Forum (MMTF) Mozart Concerto Competition

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

January​​​​

  • Monday, January 6th - Application deadline, Dakota Valley Symphony Concerto Competition

  • Monday, January 6th - Application deadline, From the Top

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

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

  • Monday, January 13th, 4:00-6:00 pm - Dakota Valley Orchestra Concerto Competition.  Schmitt Music Edina

  • Wednesday, January 15th - Applications available, Steinway Junior 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, Minnesota Orchestra’s Young Peoples Symphony Concert Association (YPSCA) Concerto 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

  • Thursday, January 30th - Application deadline, Morningside Music Bridge 

February

  • Saturday, February 1st - Mozart Piano Concerto 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

  • Saturday, February 15th - Application deadline, Texas State International Piano Festival

  • 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 - David D. Dubois Piano Festival & Competition

  • TBA - Schubert Club Special Grants

March​

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

  • Monday, March 2nd - Application deadline, Piano Texas Academy and Festival

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

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

  • Monday, March 9th - Application Deadline, Southeastern Piano Festival (SEPF) and the Arthur Fraser International Competition

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

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

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

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

  • Saturday, March 28th, 1:00 pm - Schubert Club Student Scholarship Competition Winner’s Concert, Ordway Concert Hall

  • Rolling Application Deadline, From the Top​

 

  • April

  • Wednesday, April 1st - Application deadline, Frost Chopin Festival and Academy

  • Wednesday, April 1st - Application deadline, Steinway & Sons 2020 Piano Competition

  • Saturday, April 18th - Steinway & Sons 2020 Piano Competition.  Schmitt Music - Brooklyn Center

  • Sunday, April 19th  - Dakota Valley Orchestra's Concerto Competition Winners Concert, 2:00 pm

  • Monday, April 20th - Dakota Valley Orchestra's Concerto Competition Winners Children's Concert, 11:00 am

  • TBA - Deadline, Schubert Club Special Grants

 

  • May

  • Friday, May 1st - Application deadline, New Orleans Piano Institute and Keyboard Festival

  • Friday, May 15th - Application deadline, Chopin Foundation of the United States Scholarship Program for Young Pianists

  • Saturday, May 16th - MMTF Mozart Concerto Competition Winner with the Kenwood Symphony Orchestra

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

  • Saturday, May 30th - Sunday, June 7th - Texas State International Piano Festival

  • TBA - Application deadline, Bosendorfer Piano Competition 

  • TBA - Application deadline, Minnesota International Piano Camp

June

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

  • Thursday, June 11 - Sunday, June 21 - Piano Texas Academy and Festival 

  • Saturday, June 13 - Sunday, June 21 -  Southeastern Piano Festival (SEPF) and the Arthur Fraser International Competition

  • Sunday, June 21 - Sunday, June 28th - Frost Chopin Festival and Academy

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

July​​​

  • Monday, July 6th - Friday, July 31st, Morningside Music Bridge

  • Sunday, July 19th - Sunday, July 26th, New Orleans Piano Institute (NOPI) - Musical Arts Society of New Orleans

  • TBA - University of Minnesota International Piano Camp

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