We are pleased to offer an opportunity for young pianists to compete and showcase their pianistic artistry to the Indianapolis community and surrounding areas as well as take masterclasses and private lessons from world-renowned pedagogues. The Carmel Klavier International Piano Competition is positioned to become a significant source of music education and advancement for young piano talents worldwide, providing them with evaluation by a distinguished panel of international judges and the opportunity to perform at a world-class facility.
DATES: Wednesday, June 26- Sunday, June 30th, 2024
LOCATION: The Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, Indiana, USA
- Competitors must be at least 5 years old and no older than age 18 on June 1st, 2024 (pre-college students only).
- The competition is open to young pianists of any nationality or ethnic origin.
Contestants may apply in one or more of the following categories (use of the same repertoire in more than one category is not allowed). Solo category consists of three rounds, all other categories consist of two rounds.
a) Solo (our most difficult and competitive category)
b) Duet (one piano 4 hands)
c) Ensemble (4 hands-2 pianos, 6 hands-1 piano or 2 pianos, 8 hands-2 pianos)
e) Contemporary Composers (solo repertoire written after 1930)