Evaluations Recitals for Piano Solo & Ensemble

This event provides an opportunity for young musicians to gain performance experience in a non-competitive setting. Professional judges will evaluate each piano solo, duet, or duo performance and provide written comments. Each one-hour recital will include entrants of similar age. Recitals are open to the public.

NOTE: There will be NO Evaluations in 2016 (updated : 2016-01-02)


Piano Competition

This event offers musicians a chance to compete by age group. The Competition auditions, in recital format, are open to the public. With the exception of Honorable Mention recipients, all prize winners must perform in the Winners Concert in order to receive their monetary awards.

2016 Piano Solo Competition

  * Competition Dates: SAT, 4/23, 2016 * Place : Berkeley Piano Club (2724 Haste Street)
                                   &  SUN, 4/24, 2016 * Winners' Concert: 2pm, SUN, 5/8, 2016
  * Application Deadline : MON, 4/4, 2016 * Competition Chairpersons : Jane Ou
  * Entry Fee: $40 * Competition Contact Person : Barbara Foster
      (510) 232-7128

Competition Divisions and Performance Time Limit

  Primary I Division Grade 1 - 4 6 minutes
  Primary II Division Grade 5 - 7 8 minutes
  Junior Division Grade 8 - 9 10 minutes
  Senior Division Grade 10 - 12 12 minutes

* IMPORTANT* Competition rules have been updated recently. Please read competition rules carefully before submitting your repertoire.

* 2016 Piano Competition Information &Rules - COMPETITION RULES

* ONLINE registration CLOSED

Please register online unless you do not have access to the Internet. If you need to use hardcopy registration, please download hardcopy entry from here: COMPETITION ENTRY FORM