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2024 Live Piano Competition

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Overview

The 2024 Pacific Starts Live Competition will be held IN-PERSON in Azusa Pacific University from June 22-June 23

*New for This Year

San Diego Residents could choose the Regional Round in San Diego on April 13th

June 22nd / Regional Round

Age Categories

Protégé A: Age 6 and under: (1-2 Free Selection, 3 Minutes Maximum)

Protégé B: Age 7-8: (1-2  Free Selection, 4 Minutes Maximum)

Junior A: Age 9-10: (One Free Selection, 5 Minutes Maximum)

Junior B: Age 11-12: (One Free Selection, 5 Minutes Maximum)

Young Artist A: Age 13-15: (One Free Selection, 6 Minutes Maximum)

Young Artist B: Age 16 and up: (One Free Selection, 6 Minutes Maximum)

Composer Theme Categories

(5 minutes Max)

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June 23rd / Final Round

Each category's top two prize winners will be invited to participate in the Final Round. Participants can choose the same or different repertoire from the regional round.

Note: In the Prodigy A Category, only the first-prize winner will be invited to the Final Round.

June 23rd / Final Round Category

Category A: Age 9 and under (1-2 Free Selection, 4 Minutes Maximum)

Category B: Age 10-12 (1-2 Free Selection, 5 Minutes Maximum)

Category C: Age 13-15 (1-2 Free Selection, 6 Minutes Maximum)

Category D: Age 16 and up (1-2 Free Selection, 7 Minutes Maximum)

Application Fee

San Diego's Regional Round (Feb 1st - April 1st)

 

Early Bird Application (Feb 1st - May 1st)

Age Categories: $110

Composer Categories: $110

Regular Application (May 1st - June 5th)

Age Categories: $120

Composer Categories: $120

Final Round Fee: $80

The deadline for the Application is on June 5th.

 

Please Apply through the application button below. 

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