Online Piano Competition Application Information
- A completed online application form.
- Pay the application fee of $165 for the Professional Category, and $145 for Amateur Category.
- Upload and provide recording videos on YouTube, Youku, and Bilibili.
- Please fill out the application form, upload all documents, and click the SUBMIT button at the end of the form to complete your registration.
- The first round application deadline is August 5th, 2023.
- The final round of video submission deadline is August 20th, 2023.
- Contestants must pay the application fee when submitting the application document for the competition entry.
- All solo music must be memorized in order for the contestant to be eligible for a prize or placement.
- Amateur Category contains one round only.
- The judge’s decision is final.
Video Submission Rules
It is permitted to submit separately recorded pieces together as one video. However, each piece or movement must be recorded in a single, continuous take. Any editing or splicing of within a piece (in any manner whatsoever) is prohibited and will result in immediate disqualification.
The video may be recorded in any location with clear lighting such that the camera view clearly shows the piano keyboard, pedal, hands, and the face of the contestant.
The camera angle must remain stationary throughout the video, the videos must be at one angle.
Although the jury will not be judging the quality of videos, it is expected that videos are of a reasonable video and audio quality.
For Professional categories, the video quality must be at least 720p resolution.
All videos must be uploaded to Youtube, with private link share (unlisted.) (Chinese Contestants are allowed to upload to Youku (with password setting of "123") and Bilibili.
Each Youtube title must include the contestant’s full name, age group and age. (Ex. John William, Junior, age 13)
Videos must be recorded after September 30, 2021.