Rules and regulations
1. The 2019 Competition is open to all pianists between the ages of 7 and 27. (This rule does not apply to 2019 Festival participants).
2. Pianists born after July 1st, 2005 are to compete with the Future Maestro program participants.
3. Pianists born after July 1st, 1992 are to compete with the Artist program participants.
4. Competition repertoire must include at least 2 pieces performed in front of the Jury members (which will be selected by the Artistic Directors).
5. The application fee is $100 which includes a festival pass for the day of the Competition. We accept Paypal or check.
Accepted participants will be informed before June 15th 2019. Not accepted applicants will have their fee refunded.
6. The Jury reserves the right to not to award a prize, to share prize etc. All decisions of the Jury are final and not subject to appeal.
By agreeing to participate you agree to all the rules stated above.
ONE Grand Prize:
Performance opportunity - Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, NYC 2019-20 season
FUll Tuition - 2020 Festival
There are no extra fees for the Grand Prize winner to perform at the Carnegie Hall. All winners are responsible for their own transportation and accommodations in New York City.
Competition winner would agree to perform at the Carnegie Hall Winners Concert on the date selected by the BIPF without any monetary compensation.
1st prize - $450 towards 2020 Festival tuition, diploma;
2nd prize - $300 towards 2020 Festival tuition, diploma;
3rd prize - $200 towards 2020 Festival tuition, diploma;
1st prize - $750 towards 2020 Festival tuition, diploma;
2nd prize - $500 towards 2020 Festival tuition, diploma;
3rd prize - $300 towards 2020 Festival tuition, diploma;
The Competition will take place during the 2019 festival at the Garrison Forest School Performance Arts Center.
Exact dates and times will be announced later.