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PIANO COMPETITION

Piano Island Festival | ONLINE EDITION

4th International Piano Island Competition 

7-23 December 2021 - Online Edition

RULES & REGULATIONS

10 and Under (Infantile)

Registration Fees - 80€


Repertoire
10 mins Max - free program (youtube link to any video recorded within the last 2 years)


Prizes:
• 1st Prize - 100% Scholarship and live performance opening ceremony at the 5th Piano Island Festival 
• 2nd Prize - 30% Scholarship to 5th Piano Island festival
• 3rd Prize - 10% Scholarship to 5th Piano Island festival

Under 18 (Young Talents)

Registration Fees - 90


Repertoire
15 mins Max - free program (youtube link to any video recorded within the last 2 years)


Prizes:
• 1st Prize – 100% Scholarship
 and live performance opening ceremony at the 5th Piano Island Festival
• 2nd Prize - 50% Scholarship to 5th Piano Island festival
• 3rd Prize - 20% Scholarship to 5th Piano Island festival

18 - 35 years (Professional)
Registration Fees - 100


Repertoire:
30 mins Max - free program (youtube link to any video recorded within the last 2 years)


Prizes:


• G. Henle Grand Prize

– 5000€ worth of scholarships and prizes including:

2 recitals in the 2022/2023 season

Full Scholarship to Piano Concerto Festival in Bulgaria 2022

Full Scholarship to 5th Edition Piano Island Festival

Concert management offered by Piano Island Management PTE LTD for 2 seasons starting 2022/2023

G. Henle prize - Free music scores of the program performed (to be discussed)

Skywaves Travel Agency prize - 2 nights hotel stay in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (4 star rating and above)

• 2nd Prize

- 2500€ worth of prizes including:

50% Scholarship to 5th Piano Island festival

50% Scholarship to Piano Concerto Festival in Bulgaria 2022

Partial Concert management offered by Piano Island Management PTE LTD for 2 seasons starting 2022/2023

G. Henle prize - Free music scores of the program performed (to be discussed)

Skywaves Travel Agency prize - cash voucher of 200€ off any international tour package (autour de la musique) 

• 3rd Prize

- 1500€ worth of prizes including:

30% Scholarship to 5th Piano Island festival

30% Scholarship to Piano Concerto Festival in Bulgaria 2022

Partial Concert management offered by Piano Island Management PTE LTD for 2 seasons starting 2022/2023

G. Henle prize - Free music scores of the program performed (to be discussed)

Skywaves Travel Agency prize - cash voucher of 100€ off any international tour package (autour de la musique) 

• Invitation to 5th Piano Island Festival as a Jury member

• Recording Prize – Piano Island Records Award (Professional Album Release)

 - www.piano-island.com


*** Other special prizes may be offered to prize or non-prize winners of both categories: ***

Conditions

  • Jury members will consist of invited guest artist, internationally renowned teachers and performers.

  • Any jury member with students competing in the competition is to opt out of voting - The president of the jury will get 2 votes in this case.

  • The decisions of the jury at every round of the competition are final.

  • The Jury may award or withhold any prize as deemed fit.

  • All performances will be open to the general public.

  • The works at every round must be performed from memory.

  • The works may be performed with or without repeats at the contestant's discretion.

  • All works must be communicated precisely, including key and opus number, on the application form or by email.

  • It is possible to present students who are not yet 18 in the higher category.

  • All prize winners may be requested to perform at the prize winner's concert. Refusal to perform will result in the immediate disqualification of the prize.

  • The Piano Island Festival Competition is sole holder of the rights to all video or audio recordings and Internet broadcasts in all stages of the Competition. Competitors cede to the International Piano Island Competition, without remuneration.

  • No refunds will be made to any withdrawals of participation

  • By sending the application form the participants declare that they approve the terms and conditions mentioned in the regulations.

All applications must be received no later than 1st November 2021

Please contact us if you require further information - pianoislandfestival@gmail.com