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  • The application form needs to be filled out online, except for the audition recording.
  • You must pay the $75.00 USD application fee online.

Audition Repertoire:

Two contrasting works of applicant’s choice.

If you have any problems applying, please email [email protected] and include your contact information.  Thank you.

 

2020 philadelphia international piano competition

Live stream awards

Open to all 2020 PYPA ONLINE Piano Festival active participants.

From August 1-9, each young pianist will perform a live stream performance up to 30 minutes on PYPA Piano Festival’s online platform. Performances will be available to general public virtually worldwide. Repertoire can be freely chosen by the young pianist. 

Best Live Stream Award:
One winner will be selected from young artists live stream performances during 2020 PYPA ONLINE by the festival faculty.

Audience Favorite Prize: 
One winner will be selected from young artists live stream performances during 2020 PYPA ONLINE by audience votes. 

Prizes: 

  • Both winners will be automatically qualified for 2021 PYPA Piano Festival to be held in Philadelphia, PA, USA in August, 2021. 
  • Both winners will be invited to perform solo performances during 2021 PYPA Piano Festival. 
  • Both winners will receive live stream performance opportunities to perform on PYPA and other online platforms.
  • Both winners will receive competition certificates signed by all faculty of the 2020 PYPA ONLINE Piano Festival.  
SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE TO ACTIVE STUDENTS WITH FINANCIAL NEED OR EXCEPTIONAL QUALIFICATIONS. INTERESTED APPLICANTS SHOULD SUBMIT A WRITTEN REQUEST, ALONG WITH SUPPORTING FINANCIAL DOCUMENTATION, AFTER RECEIVING THEIR ACCEPTANCE LETTER.

International Students:
For bank security reason, accepted active participants and observers wiring payments to PYPA via international banks will be contacted by PYPA staff with bank account details after selection process.

Students residing in the U.S.A.:
Accepted active applicants and observers living in the United States of America should make payments by sending personal checks or money orders to PYPA at:

2000 Hamilton StreetPMB 947, Philadelphia, PA, USA 19130

Applications must be received by June 5, 2020

 

Application DEADLINE 
June 5, 2020

(Online application received deadline)

 

PARTICIPANTS ANNOUNCED and notified  
June 9, 2020

 

PARTICIPATION CONFIRMATION LETTER AND TUITION PAYMENT Due
June 15, 2020

*If an active participant or observer wishes to cancel before June 30, 2020, the active participant or observer must send a signed letter and PYPA will refund 50% of any tuition fees. If, however, cancellation is due to an inability to obtain a visa, the amount of refund is subject to approval by PYPA executive directors.
*If an active participant or observer wishes to cancel after June 30, 2020, PYPA will not refund any paid application or tuition fees unless the cancellation is a result of an Act of God or force majeure.

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