20th/21st CENTURY PIANO FESTIVAL
Photo Credit: Martin D. Toub
A CELEBRATION WITH PERFORMANCES OF THE MUSIC OF OUR TIME
Walter Aparicio and Manuel Laufer, Co-Chairs
Application Due: Monday, February 6, 2023
Commissioned Piece Information:
Sunday, February 12, 2023, 2:00pm—4:00pm
Greenwich House Music School
46 Barrow St, New York, NY 10014
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.
On November 1, 2022, a new piece by composer Camilo Méndez Sanjuan will be made available to all PTC members. Any Festival participant may perform the commissioned piece. One outstanding performer will be chosen to deliver the official premiere of the work in the Winners’ Recital of the PTC Honors Program, at Weill Hall (Carnegie Hall), on Monday, March 27, 2023. For more details, click here
$50 per performer
The application fee is non-refundable.
A Certificate of Performance will be presented to each student.