Repertoire

Junior Division

Junior Solo

35 minutes of repertoire from diverse styles and eras

Competitors must select solo repertoire from each of the following categories:

  • 18th Century Baroque and/or Classical Styles as represented by Bach, Scarlatti, Haydn, Mozart and their contemporaries
  • 19th Century Romantic or Impressionistic Styles as represented by Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann, Chopin, Mendelssohn, Liszt, Brahms, Debussy, Ravel or their contemporaries.
  • 20th Century and beyond – works of a contemporary style

Junior/Intermediate Concerto

A complete concerto to be chosen from the following:

  • Beethoven Concerto #1 in C major, Op. 19
  • Beethoven Concerto #2 in B-flat major, Op. 15
  • Mozart, Concerto in A Major, K. 488
  • Mozart Concerto in C major, K. 467

Junior Master Class

Any work originally written for solo piano.

Intermediate Division

Please note: If you want to be considered for a Scriabin Prize, you must include either a Scriabin étude or prélude in your Solo Round I repertoire.

Intermediate Solo

50 minutes of repertoire from diverse styles and eras

Competitors must select solo repertoire from each of the following categories:

  • 18th Century Baroque and/or Classical Styles as represented by Bach, Scarlatti, Haydn, Mozart and their contemporaries
  • 19th Century Romantic or Impressionistic Styles as represented by Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann, Chopin, Mendelssohn, Liszt, Brahms, Debussy, Ravel or their contemporaries.
  • 20th Century and beyond – works of a contemporary style

Junior/Intermediate Concerto

A complete concerto to be chosen from the following:

  • Beethoven Concerto #1 in C major, Op. 19
  • Beethoven Concerto #2 in B-flat major, Op. 15
  • Mozart, Concerto in A Major, K. 488
  • Mozart Concerto in C major, K. 467

Intermediate Master Class

Any work originally written for solo piano.

General Rules

Repertoire from Solo Round I may not be repeated in the Semi-Finals.

All competitors must perform in the solo round. You may choose to perform in the concerto round. A pianist must perform in the solo round in order to compete in the concerto round. Contestants performing in the concerto round will play ALL of the solo parts of the concerto in Round I.

NO REPERTOIRE CHANGES ARE ALLOWED.

Please consider your submitted repertoire thoroughly.

Competition judges (adjudicators) may request any portion of the music and terminate a contestant’s round at any time. Decision of the adjudicators is final.

Following the Solo Round I, six pianists will advance to the Semi-Finals of each age division.

If a contestant chooses to participate in the Concerto Division, they will play ALL solo parts of the concerto in Round I. Second piano parts will be cut. There will be 2 Junior and 2 Intermediate contestants advancing to the Final Concerto Round, which will be played with full orchestra.

All fees must be paid in US dollars. Payment may be made by either:

  • A check on a US bank made payable to VWIPC
  • Credit card, using Master Card, Visa or American Express
  • Online
  • Cashier’s check or money order made payable to VWIPC

FEES
Junior Solo & Concerto                              $200.00
Intermediate Solo & Concerto                   $200.00