midwest international piano competition and festival

Welcome to the First Midwest International Piano Competition!

$25,000 prize money

The University of Northern Iowa School of Music is thrilled to announce the Midwest International Piano Competition, June 1-7, 2014. We hope you will join us for the inaugural celebration of this new, biennial, global piano competition and festival located in the heartland of the United States of America. The event is open to outstanding youth and professional performing pianists and audience enthusiasts.

All the selected competititors will perform for an internationally acclaimed jury on the Great Hall stage which has celebrated performances by Olga Kern, Haochen Zhang, Yeol Eum Son, Emanuel Ax, Itzhak Perlman, Yo-Yo Ma and more. The competition and festival will be held in the exceptional Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing arts Center. For more on this world-class facility, visit www.gbpac.com/about-us

Please email us at: pianocompetition@uni.edu if you have any questions.Please email us at: pianocompetition@uni.edu if you have any questions.                                                                                                                                                                                          .Piano Keyboard Photo

Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center