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GOTHENBURG INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION 2024

Piano competition for young pianists

Age 9-16 years

Deadline for registration: 15 July 2024

Welcome to apply

Gothenburg International Piano Competition 2024

 

Age 9-16 years

The age applies on the day the final competition will take place. e.g. if you are 8 years old and turn 9 exactly on the day of the final, it counts as 9 years. However, if you turn 17 on the day of the final, this does not apply. So you should be 16 years old on the final day.

 

Category A: 9-11 years

Semi-final: video recording playing time: max 5 minutes

Final: On location in Gothenburg playing time: max 8 min

 

Category B: 12-13 years

Semi-final: video recording playing time: max 8 minutes

Final: On location in Gothenburg playing time: max 10 minutes

 

Category C: 14-16 years Semi-final: video recording playing time: max 10 minutes

Final: On location in Gothenburg playing time: max 16 minutes

 

For the semi-final round, send a video recording (with good quality of sound and image)  according to the time duration categories.

A program should show a varied piano playing that shows different characters, musicality and technique.

We encourage you to play a composer from Sweden or from the Czech Republic.

Awards for more information here

The result of those who have progressed to the final will be announced and you will receive an answer via email no later than August 15, 2024.

The final round will take place on the 7-8th of September 2024 in Gothenburg, Sweden. ​

The participants with accompanying persons are responsible for their own travel and accommodation costs. We can help to find accommodation if needed.

In order for your application to be approved, it must clearly contain: (you fill in the form below)

  • Your name:

  • Your Birth day:

  • Nationality:

  • Age:

  • Category:

  • Address:

  • Mobile:

  • Email address:

  • Teacher's name and contact details:

  • Your program for semi-final: (full name of composer and title etc)

  • Your program for final: (full name of composer and title etc)

  • You must attach the following:

  • Your registration form Your receipt that the registration fee of SEK 500 has been paid (50 euros)

  • Your video recording (preferably linked to Youtube link)

  • Your CV and good artist picture ​

  • E-mail address: pianocompetitiongpf@gmail.com

  • Your registration form Your receipt that the registration fee of SEK 500 has been paid (50 euros)

  • Your video recording (preferably linked to Youtube link)

The final takes place at the  Concerthouse in Gothenburg

Registration fee: Swisch no: 123 037 540 74 Bankgiro no: 625-3264

Outside Tomland: BIC/IBAN no. HANDSET / SE87 6000 0000 0007 2668 3302

You send your CV, video links and a copy of the fee via email:

pianocompetitiongpf@gmail.com

Jury

Registration form for 2023 international piano competition 
Attach your CV and video link to your video, and your receipt of registration fee by e-mail: goteborgspianofestival@gmail.com

Thank you for your registration for the piano competition. Decisions will be sent by email no later than 15th, July, 2024. Remember to send your CV + video + receipt for the registration fee for a complete application via email. Good luck!

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