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Virtuoso Pianists Competition

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  • Date: Saturday April 22, 2023
  • Time: All day
  • Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church - 679 Farmington AveWest Hartford
  • Chair: Malgosia Lis
  • DEADLINE: Saturday April 1, 2023 is the last day to submit the online application. The payment must be sent by mail and postmarked to this date as well.

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PLEASE NOTE: Students participating in Rising Pianists Competition will not be eligible to participate in Virtuoso Pianists Competition.

Guidelines
Students of all HMTA members can participate.

The Competition is open to students in grades 3 to 12.

Students will compete within their age group and within time limits: 

Group 1: grades 3 and 4, 6 minutes
Group 2: grades 5 and 6, 8 minutes
Group 3: grades 7 and 8, 11 minutes
Group 4: grades 9 and 10, 13 minutes
Group 5: grades 11 and 12, 15 minutes

All age groups will perform TWO contrasting pieces from two different periods within the allowed time limit. 

Please note, only original piano pieces are allowed (no arrangements). No method books literature is allowed.

Registration fees are as follows: 

Group 1: grades 3 $25

Group 2: grades 5 and 6, $30

Group 3: grades 7 and 8, $35

Group 4: grades 9 and 10, $40

Group 5: grades 11 and 12, $45

Winners of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prizes, as well as Honorable Mentions, will be chosen in each group.

If you have any questions please let us know!