Competition dates are
March 24 – April 1, 2019.
(All Events Except Solo and Concerto Finals are free)
The Waring sponsors three competition divisions:
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.
The Waring also sponsors Master Classes with distinguished teachers. Competitors are strongly encouraged to perform in or audit these valuable classes.
To excite, educate, and engage the community at large with the joy of classical piano by presenting, promoting, and nurturing classical music through live piano performance including international competitions, concerts, and local educational outreach programs for all ages.
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