The East Bay Music Festival Solo Piano Competition has been an annual event for almost 50 years. It offers young musicians from Alameda and Contra Costa counties a chance to compete by age group for cash awards.
Piano Competition Dates:
Age Divisions II and III: Saturday, April 27, 2024
Age Divisions I and IV: Sunday, April 28, 2024
Winners Concert: Sunday, May 12, 2024
Location: Berkeley Piano Club, 2724 Haste St., Berkeley, CA
Application Deadline: April 1, 2024 or when audition slots are filled, whichever comes first. Online registration opens by February 19, 2024.
Entry Fee: $70 (non-refundable)
Competition Divisions by School Grades
Div I: Gr 1-4 Div II: Gr 5-7 Div III: Gr 8-9 Div IV: Gr 10-12
Performance Time Limit:
Div I: 6 min. Div II: 8 min. Div III: 10 min. Div IV: 12 min.
Competition Rules: Download the 2024 Festival brochure by clicking on the button to the right.
Competition Chair: Jane Ou
Competition Contact: email@example.com
Payment of Entry Fee:
Please pay after you have submitted your application. Payment options are Zelle, check, or credit card. The application is complete only after the entry fee is received.
Payment by Zelle: Send $70 payment directly to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include a message with the student's name.
Payment by Check: Email our treasurer at email@example.com for instructions.
Payment by credit card via Paypal: Enter the student's name in the space below, then click on the "Pay Now" button. When you get to the "Pay with PayPal" screen, click on "Pay with debit or credit card.". Please note that a $1.90 processing fee will be added on.