2022 Artciál International Piano Competition
Professional 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
Professional Categories

The 2022 San Francisco Artciál International Piano Competition welcomes the participation of piano students and professional pianists of different ages from all over the world!
 

The 2022 Artciál International Music Competition and Festival is thrilled to announce that we will have an online competition this year from July 1-August 10. 

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 

Bernadene Blaha, USA

Yiyang Chen, China

Alan Chow, USA

Yoshikazu Nagai, Jury Chair, USA

Feng Niu, China

Kyle Orth, USA

John Perry, USA

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 have studied with a specific jury member in the past 2 years.

 

COMPETITION PRIZE

Cash award

Full scholarship for the 2023 Artciál International Piano Festival

Solo Recitals at the San Francisco Caroline Hume. Concert Hall, 2023 session

View full prizes and awards, click here

PROFESSIONAL DIVISION (Amateur Division, click here)

Junior Artist Division, Age 11-14

Young Artist Division, Age 15-18

Artist Division, Age 19-32

REPERTOIRE REQUIREMENTS 

Professional Categories, click here

(Amateur Age Categories, click here)

GUIDELINE

Applicants must be submitted online here

A nonrefundable application fee of $140 and the video recordings of the preliminary round and final round should be submitted is 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, 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 15th. 

 

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 

Professional Categories, click here

Amateur Age 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 be 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)