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Chopin Avenue Piano Competition 2021

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2021 The Chopin Avenue Piano Competition Online

is an open competition with aim to promote the music and provide opportunity for young artists to gain experience and perform for the audience.

ELIGIBILITY

Any person  older than 5  years on the day of competition is eligible to enroll into the competition..

HOW TO ENROLL

Step 1 – Registration

The registration is an online process concluded with the participation fee payment according to the fees schedule below.

The video may be submitted after the registration as per the schedule below.

Step by step guide:

Step 1 – Registration

Fill in the registration form (and upload your face photo)
After filling in the registration form, you will be asked to provide payment method: Paypal, Credit Card
You may use Visa, Master or other Card or Paypal as payment method.
all our payments go through Paypal Payment Gateway. You do not need to have PayPal account.
If you have any issues with the online registration system, you may also send us an email at [email protected]

You may click the button at the bottom of this page to proceed with registration.

2.  Video Submission
You may submit the video any time after you register but before the deadlines as per schedule below.
Record your video and upload to youtube as unlisted video.
Name the video as: Chopin Avenue – Preliminary Round – Your Name – Composer Name – Piece Title – [2021]
(If you live in the area where youtube is temporarily unavailable,
please upload the video by www.wetransfer.com and  send the download link to info at chopinavenue.com

RULES:

1. All participants are required to memorise the piece they are playing.
2. The recording cannot be older than 6 months.
3. Participants are required to perform on an acoustic piano.
Upright piano or grand piano may be used.
4. It is recommended that participant follow an appropriate dress code.
5. The face has to be clearly visible and the full view of the participant should be visible.

SCHEDULE

28 February 2021:
Registration deadline

14 March 2021
Primary Round Video Submission Deadline

18 March 2021
Primary Round Results Announcement on the website

22 March 2021
Finals Video Submission Deadline

28 March 2021  9:00 p.m. Hong Kong Time
Award Ceremony Online

 

JURY

Dr Hyunkyung Kate Lee

Dr Hyunkyung Kate Lee

Head of Jury

Studied Music at the New York University
Performed extensively throughout the United States, South Korea, Italy, and Southeast Asia including Carnegie Hall, Steinway Hall or the Seoul Art Center.
Currently, Kate is a professor of music at Kangwon National University in Korea. She has worked in the past as a lecturer at the Catholic University of America and as a professor at the Catholic University of Korea.

Jose Ramos Santana

Jose Ramos Santana

Jose Ramos Santana graduated from Julliard School, and currently a member of the piano faculty at New York University Steinhardt School and teaches at the Levine School of Music in Washington, D.C..
A great perfomrer and an established recording artist. Performed with New York Philharmonic, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of London, Detroit Symphony and many more and cooperated with conductors including Krzysztof Penderecki, John Adams, Dennis Russell Davies or Jerzy Semkow.
Previously judged at Gershwin International Music Competition, Rosalyn Tureck International Bach Competition for Young Pianists, Kosciuszko Foundation Chopin Piano Competition, Liszt-Garrison International Piano Competition, Louisiana International Piano Competition czy William Kapell International Piano Competition.
YoonJung Park

YoonJung Park

Yoon Jung Park
Studied music at the New England Conservatory of music in Boston, USA with a Master’s degree in Piano Performance, Collaborative Piano, and obtained a Graduate Diploma of Piano Performance. She played multiple recitals and performed in various music festivals. She held a position at the university in Korea and continued her performance journey.

Dr Aleksander Danda

Dr Aleksander Danda

Honorary Judge

Consul General of the Republic of Poland in Hong Kong

JUDGING CRITERIA

Music interpretation. Tempo, technique, musicality, manner of performance, preparation

AWARDS AND CERTIFICATES

First, Second, Third Prize in each group

Best Chopin Performance in applicable groups

Consul General Award

Certificate of Honor Award

Certificate of Participation

Impeccable Manners Award

FEES
Registration Fee

Group A to E – USD 100,
Group F to K – USD 130,
Group L – USD 150,
Group  M – USD 130,

Payment

VISA, Master Card and PayPal   –   One click payment upon registration

AGE GROUPS / CATEGORIES

REQUIREMENTS / REPERTOIRE