Piano Academy Scholarship Auditions
Sunday, April 28th, 2019
Piano Academy of Kansas City is happy to announce First Scholarship Awards Auditions. The Piano Academy of Kansas City Scholarship Awards are open for all Piano KC students.
One of the main objectives of these auditions is to encourage our students to continue studying piano and to constantly strive to improve their performing ability. Consequently, every participant will receive a certificate of participation, along with constructive comments from judges.
Rules and Guidelines
The Auditions are going to be held on Sunday, April 28th, 2019 at Kansas City Piano, Lenexa, KS.
Applications are due March 25th, 2019, application form will be available on our website at www.pianokc.com.
Application fee is $26. Applications and payments must be received by March 25th, 2019. Fees are non-refundable.
Prize winners receive a cash award, and a "Performance Diploma".
Applicants must be enrolled in piano lessons at Piano Academy at the time of the Auditions or enrolled in piano lessons with Piano KC teacher.
Contestants must check in no later than 15 minutes prior to their scheduled audition time. Contestants who fail to check in or are late will be disqualified.
All pieces must be performed by memory
All decisions made by Judges are final and indisputable
Only three prizes will be awarded in each category, unless decided otherwise by judges.
Contestants will perform TWO contrasting pieces in order of their choice:
1. Contrasting piece from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, or Impressionistic period (two shorter works from the same opus, composer, or collection are allowable, so long as time frame is adhered).
2. Required piece.
3. All compositions must be performed from memory. Music must be in the original form with no names on it and measures must be numbered.
4. Contestants who exceed the time limitation may be stopped but will not be penalized.
Category I (Junior Level) – max. performance time: 6 min.
Category II (Young Artist Level) – max. performance time: 8 min.
Category III (Adult Student) – max. performance time: 8 min.
Category I (Junior level)
First Prize: $45
Second Prize: $35
Third Prize: $25
Category II and III
First Prize: $75
Second Prize: $50
Third Prize: $35
Results will be announced at the end of the Audition day.