2022 Artciál International Piano Competition
Amateur Category

Virtual Competition from July 1 to August 5, 2022

The total prize for the 2022 competition will exceed $10000 USD including cash prizes, concert opportunities, and full scholarships of the 2023 Artciál International Piano Festival. 

2022 Artciál International Piano Competition
Amateur Category

The 2022 San Francisco Artciál International Piano Competition

welcomes all piano students and professional pianists in different ages globally!

The 2022 Artciál International Piano Competition and Festival is thrilled to announce that we will have an online competition this year from July 1 to August 5. 

Applicants will submit unedited recordings of their repertoire and Jury members will review and discuss each performance. The final jury members will watch the finalists' performances in a live, webinar-like setting, which will also be available to the public. Winners will be selected based on cumulative scores assigned by each jury member.

The total prize for the 2022 competition will exceed $10000 USD!

OVERVIEW 

The goal of the competition is for pianists of different cultures and ages. Explore and promote excellent and potential musicians to further provide opportunities for development. 

 

APPLICATIONS are currently open. The deadline to apply is June 30 and there is no age restriction for applicants. 

(The new application deadline has been extended to July 5th, 2022)

           

The 2022 AIPC International Jurys -- Amateur Categories

Prof. Yiyang Chen, China 

Dr. Yongxiang Du, China 

Dr. Michael Krikorian, USA 

Dr. Hanbo Ma, China 

Dr. Feng Niu, China 

Dr. Kyle Orth, USA 

Dr. Quanzhou Yan, China

For more jury information, click here

Current or previous students of judges MAY enter the competition. However, the judges will not be a part of voting the final decision of his/her students if the student has studied with a specific jury member in the past 2 years.

 

COMPETITION PRIZE

Cash award

Scholarships for the 2022 Artciál International Piano Festival 

Winners Recital at the San Francisco Concert Hall, 2022 session

AMATEUR DIVISION (Professional Division, click here)

Category A, Age 6 and younger

Category B, Age 7

Category C, Age 8-9

Category D, Age 10-12

Category E, Age 13-15

Category F, Age 16-18

Category G, Age 19-32

REPERTOIRE REQUIREMENTS 

Amateur Age Categories, click here

(Professional Categories, click here)

GUIDELINE

Applicants must be submitted online here

A nonrefundable application fee of $90 and the preliminary and final round video recordings should be submitted in US dollars with the application. The video recordings should be of the highest possible quality to show the applicants’ best artistry. Only Solo repertoire will be accepted, and no chamber or concerto performance will be accepted. 

 

All application materials must be submitted by June 30, 2022 and the competition committee will send the result to applicants by July 25th. 

 

COMPETITION RULES

All works must be performed by memory.

The deadline for program changes is July 5th (Only accepted once). 

The decisions of the Competition Committee and the Competition jury are final in all matters. 

Official Regulations & Rules, click here

 

REPERTOIRE REQUIREMENTS 

Amateur Age Categories, click here

Professional Categories, click here

 

RECORDING REQUIREMENTS

*Works may be recorded separately or in one take. 

*The total duration should not exceed the requirements.

*Video recordings should be of the highest possible quality to show your best artistry. 

*The performer’s hands, face, and feet must ve visible during the recording. 

*Uploading methods are included: YouTube, Bilibili, or Youku.

For more information,

Please contact: Artciál Arts and Music

Email: artcialmusicfestival@gmail.com

APPLICATIONS are currently open. The deadline to apply is June 30 and there is no age restriction for applicants. 

(The new application deadline has been extended to July 5th, 2022)