2023 SPMF Piano Competition
Categories for Competitors
Division I: Students ages 13 and under
Division II: Students ages 17 and under
Division III: Amateur adults ages 18 and over (with no age limit)
Division IV: Music students and professionals ages 18 and over (with no age limit)
One standard Piece from Baroque, classical, romantic, or contemporary works without repeats. One movement is considered as one piece. Participants in all divisions may play the same repertoire for the final round as the preliminary round.
There is no minimum length for a piece within the following time limit:
Division I: less than 10 minutes
Division II: less than 15 minutes
Division III: less than 15 minutes
Division IV: less than 20 minutes
Prizes for winners
Division I: first prize, $75; second prize, $50
Division II: first prize, $150; second prize, $100
Division III: first prize, $120; second prize, $80
Division IV: first prize, $250; second prize, $150
All first prize winners will have an opportunity to perform at the SPMF Music Competition Winners Concert.
Other select finalists may have an opportunity to perform at the SPMF Music Competition Winners Concert.
Preliminary round: video recording submissions
Final round: SPMF Stone Park
Announcements for the final round competitors: August 1, 2023
Final round: September 9, 2023 at Stone Park (rain day September 30, 2023)
Announcement of winners: September 9, 2023
Final round competition is open to the public.
Judges’ decision is final.
Applications open: March 31, 2023
Applications close: July 8, 2023
Application fee: $25
All pictures and recordings rights reserved by the SPMF.
Official competition piano sponsored by Falcetti Pianos