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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 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.

June 23rd / Final Round Category

Category A: Age 7-9 (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 1st)

Age Categories: $120

Composer Categories: $120

Final Round Fee: $80

The deadline for the Application is on June 1st.

 

Please Apply through the application button below. 

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