The Application for the New York Piano Competition 2018 is now open.

General Information

New York Piano Festival 2018 will host its 3rd annual international piano competition during June 24 –June 26, 2018. Competition is open to all nationalities. There are two age categories: Category 1 – Ages 12 to 19 and Category 2- Ages 20 to 29.  In each category there will be six winners who will receive cash prizes and will perform at the Carnegie Hall on June 26th 2018.

Competition consists of two rounds: a preliminary round selecting performance through YouTube or Vimeo links, and a second live round a t the DiMenna center for Classical Music (450West 37th street, New York, NY) where competitors will perform in front of the internationally acclaimed  jury members and the audience.

Competition Application Deadline is April 25, 2018.

Clayton Stephenson

First Prize Winner of Category I, Ages 12-17

Dante Sonata by Franz Liszt

(Live Round – June 28, 2016 – DiMenna Center for Classical Music)

Polina Ushakova

First Prize Winner of Category II, Ages 18-25

Etude-Fantasy by John Corigliano

(Live Round – June 29, 2016 – DiMenna Center for Classical Music)