Solo category only

Live round Application deadline: once the results are in from the Preliminary round, application documents for Live Rounds (Semi-Final and Final) must be submitted before or on May 7th.

  • Semi-Final application completed online along with a non-refundable $85.00 application fee.
  • One recent digital photograph (head and shoulders for publication).
  • Short biography.

Time Limit

Each performance time limit is determined by the level entered.
Pianist will be stopped once the time limit is exceeded.

Elementary A: up to 6 minutes
Elementary B:  up to 8 minutes

Intermediate A: up to 10 minutes
Intermediate B: up to 12 minutes

Advanced A: up to 14 minutes
Advanced B: up to 16 minutes

Repertoire requirements

– Two original contrasting piano works of different musical eras. 
– Elementary level participants may perform compositions of the same time period if they are contrasting in nature and character.  
– Multiple movements, e.g. Chopin’s Preludes, are allowed within the time limit. 
– Pianists may perform the same piece/pieces from the Preliminary Audition round.
– Memorization is required.

Carmel Klavier Asia
Chengdu, China
Founded in 2019
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Carmel Klavier Latinoamérica
Bogotá, Colombia
Founded in 2020
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