Junior & Intermediate 2019

Competition dates are
March 24 – April 1, 2019.

Sunday, Mar 24 – Junior Solo Round 1 – 12:30 PM afternoon session starts.
Sunday, Mar 24 – Junior Solo Round 1 – 6:30 PM evening session
Monday, Mar 25 – Intermediate Solo Round 1 – 12:30 PM afternoon session starts;
Monday, Mar 25 – Intermediate Solo Round 1 – 6:30 pm – evening session starts
Tuesday, Mar 26 – Intermediate Solo Round 1 – 1 PM -afternoon session starts
Tuesday, Mar 26 – Junior Solo Semi-Finals – 7 PM start
Wednesday, Mar 27 – Intermediate Solo Semi-Finals – 1 PM
Wednesday, Mar 27 – Junior Concerto Round 1 – with 2nd piano – 7 pm evening
Thursday, Mar 28 – Junior Concerto Round 1 – with 2nd piano – 12:30 PM afternoon session starts
Thursday, Mar 28 – Intermediate Concerto Round 1 – with 2nd piano – 6:30 PM evening session starts
Fri, Mar 29 – Intermediate Concerto Round 1 – with 2nd piano – 12:30 PM – afternoon session starts
Fri, Mar 29 – Intermediate Concerto Round 1 – with 2nd piano – 6:30 pm – evening session starts
Sat, Mar 30 – Master Classes for Contestants – two locations for each time period: 9 am start and 1 pm start
Sat, Mar 30 – SOLO FINALS – $25 per ticket – 6 PM start
Sun, Mar 31 – DARK
Mon, April 1 – 7 PM – Junior and Intermediate Concerto Finals with Waring Festival Orchestra – for tickets, McCallum Box Office

Competition Divisions

The Waring sponsors three competition divisions:

Junior (pianists through age 12)
Intermediate (pianists ages 13 through 17)
Senior (pianists ages 18 through 30)

Eligibility is determined by age on the first day of the Competition.

The Competition is held biennially with the Junior and Intermediate Competitions scheduled for 2019 and the Senior Competition scheduled for 2021.

All pianists must participate in the Solo and may participate in the Concerto competition. Separate awards are given for both solo and concerto divisions.

Master Classes

The Waring also sponsors Master Classes with distinguished teachers. Competitors are strongly encouraged to perform in or audit these valuable classes.