Piano Competition

Each year the Ithaca College School of Music hosts a High School Piano Competition for pianists in grades 7 – 12.

The 39th Ithaca College High School Piano Competition will take place in the School of Music's state-of-the-art facilities on Saturday, September 22, 2018. Its panels of judges will be comprised of the School of Music’s resident Piano Faculty. Contestants may choose to compete in either of the solo divisions, the concerto division, or both.

Solo Division I - First Place: A $20,000 Ithaca College Presidential Scholarship to be applied towards tuition each year of full-time undergraduate enrollment at Ithaca College beginning in the Fall of 2019 (the academic season immediately following the competition). Alternatively, a $750 cash award.

Solo Division II - First Place: A $500 cash award.

Concerto Division: A $750 cash award and the opportunity to perform with the Ithaca College Symphony Orchestra in 2018-19!

► Read more about the Solo Competition and the Concerto Competition

Piano Competition

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Online Application AND Postmark Entrance Fee Deadlines: August 20, 2018