Photo Credit: Martin D. Toub
A celebration with performances of the music of our time
20th/21st-CENTURY PIANO FESTIVAL
Walter Aparicio and Manuel Laufer, Co-Chairs
Application Due: Monday, April 26, 2021
Commissioned Piece Information:
There will be no commissioned piece in the 2021 edition of the festival
Recital Date and Location
Postponed to Sunday, May 2, 2021, 2 PM
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 20th/21st-Century Piano Festival will be hosted online. The recital will be live streamed, featuring students performing from their homes and/or pre-recorded performances.
Audience members may attend following this link:
Young pianists and pianist-composers 18 years of age and younger studying with PTCNY members.
All levels are welcome: early, intermediate and advanced.
All selections must be works for solo piano, one piano-four hands and works for two pianos from composers born after 1880.
Participants may perform One large work or up to 3 shorter pieces.
Works by American composers are strongly encouraged.
If duplicate entries, the first application received will be given priority.
Original works by student-composers, or any works not yet published, must be submitted in print with the application.
Memorization is expected for all pieces composed before 1950 (exceptions may be requested via email) – however, email requests may be submitted.
If playing with a score, the presentation must be well prepared and performance-ready.
$30 for performances of less than 4 minutes
$40 for performances of 4 to 8 minutes.
The application fee is non-refundable.
Awards: A Certificate of Performance will be presented to each student.