21st Annual UTC Piano Arts Competition

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Piano Hands

The Piano Arts Competition is an annual event for High School and Middle School pianists with scholarship offers and prizes for piano performance.

First place Winners are invited to perform in the UTC 21st Annual Piano Arts Competition Recital that is to be held in the Roland Hayes Concert Hall. 

Eligibility

  • Middle School piano students in grades 6-8.
  • High School piano students in grades 9-12.
  • 1st Prize Winners of the previous year may not compete in the same category.

Repertoire

  • Middle School students will perform a program of at least two works for solo piano of contrasting styles, not to exceed 15 minutes duration. Memorization is required. Popular music selections are not appropriate.
  • High School students will perform a program of at least two works for solo piano of contrasting styles, not to exceed 20 minutes duration. Memorization is required. Popular music selections are not appropriate.

Prizes

Category First Prize Second Prize Third Prize
Middle School Category (grades 6-8) $75.00 $50.00 $25.00
High School Category (grades 9-12) $100.00 $75.00 $50.00

The Jury reserves the right to not award any or all of the prizes.

Admission Audition

Graduating seniors may use this competition as Entrance Audition into UTC Music Department

Scholarships

Graduating seniors who plan to attend UTC are additionally eligible for scholarship awards, including the prestigious Arthur Rivituso Memorial Scholarship of $2000.00 per year.

Entrance Fee

  • Middle School Category (grades 6-8) - $20.00.
  • High School Category (grades 9-12) - $25.00.

Please make checks payable to UTC Music.

Jury

The jury will include faculty from UTC Music Department. In the event that a jury member is related to or has taught a contestant, that member will recuse himself/herself from voting on said contestant.

Application

Piano Arts Competition Application Form

All applications and fees must be received by the UTC Music Department Office by 3:00 PM on
March 11, 2017. NO EXCEPTIONS!

Questions

Call UTC Music Office at (423) 425-4601