6th Piano Competition Online

THREE cash prizes of 1000 EUR total! Grand Prix for 3 absolute winners.

Application deadline:  1st June 2023

1. The Piano Competition Online is open for classical pianists and piano duos from all countries of the world.

2. The competition takes place entirely over the Internet.

No transport or acommodation costs – the competition is based on the online video submission.

3. There is no age limit. The competition will be held in 10 different age categories for piano solo and two age categories for piano duo (two pianos and/or four hands):

Piano solo categories:

I category – born 2016 and younger
II category – born 2014 and 2015
III category – born 2012 and 2013
IV category – born 2010 and 2011
V category – born 2008 and 2009
VI category – born 2006 and 2007
VII category – born 2002 to 2005
VIII category – born 1998 to 2001
IX category – born 1994 to 1997
X category – born 1993 and older

Piano Duo Category: one group, no age limits*

We invite duos/duets of all ages!

*The age of the participants will be taken into account when judging.

Prizes will be awarded according to scores (25 GP, 24-23 1st Prize, 22-21 Second Prize, etc.). It is possible to award multiple Prizes.

Duos also have a chance to win Grand Prix prizes and receive promotion. They can also have extra-prize awards.


Contestants can choose FREELY the repertoire which reflects their musicality and artistic personality the best way.
Piano duos may play either pieces for 4 hands or for 2 pianos or a combination of both.

All the contestants are obliged to play their program from memory. Except for Piano Duos – they can play from sheet music.

The repertoire should consist of one or more pieces which has to fulfill the time frame, depending on the age category:

I – III: up to 10 minutes
IV – VI: up to 15 minutes
VII – X: up to 20 minutes
Piano Duo: up to 20 minutes

Recording exceeding maximum time by more than 60 seconds will be evaluated only based on a fragment conformable to the competition requirements.

Solo categories : for the current edition of the Competition we accept recordings of piano solo works or/and piano with orchestra (a second piano can perform as orchestra).

Due to restricted duration of the uploaded recording it is allowed to send a single movement or chosen movements from the cyclic form such as a sonata, suite etc.

In case of premier performance or playing a non-catalogued composition, it is necessary to send scores of such composition via e-mail.


You need to submit links to the video recording of your performance.

Only links to the public platform like YouTube, Vimeo, BiliBili or similar are accepted – please do not send files to download.
Please make sure your video is not marked as „private” so we can have a free access.

The full names of the pieces, the composer and the performer should be included in the video title or description.

The participant should be visible and recognizable on the video.

You can submit multiple links for several pieces, but you can also combine them into one link (preferred).

The video for competition purposes cannot be recorded earlier than 12 months prior to the competition.


The jury will consist of concert pianists and experienced piano-pedagogues.
Jurors’ work is based on the internal regulations.
Our contestants will be judged based only on the submitted recordings.
The decisions of the jury are final and irrevocable.
You can read more about our Jury members here.
Jurors’ students are not allowed to participate in the competition.


In each of 11 categories, the Jury will award 1st, 2nd, 3rd prize and honorable mention, according to the number of score (0-25 points) got by the contestants.

New: the Jury can award extra prizes (best Chopin, Bach, contemporary etc.)

The special cash prizes of 1,000 EUR total will be awarded to the greatest personalities of the Competition. The selected first prize winners from all categories will receive €500, €300 or €200. They will receive a “Grand Prix” diploma and will be displayed at the top of the page Winners.

The criteria that the Jury will take into account when awarding these prizes are: outstanding artistic personality, musicality, professionalism of preparation. In the case of young pianists: outstanding piano potential, and in the case of piano duos: chamber music collaboration and exquisite musicanship.

We offer top-quality feedbacks with detailed performance guidelines, minimum length of a full page of A4 for an additional fee of 39 euro. They are several times more detailed than those we gave previously.

Each Contestant will receive a diploma by email. It is possible to receive a Teacher Appreciation diploma as well.
All the awarded contestants can be sent printed Diplomas by post office (postage and handling fees applied).

Some Winners will be offered an interview, which we will publish after the competition. We also offer publications in the Online Magazine.

The selected laureates may be offered concerts opportunities in season 2023/2024.

The prize winners will be promoted on the official Piano Competition Online website as well as on social media held by the Competition organization (Instagram, Facebook).

All the Contestants will receive a printable Certificate of Attendance by email.

The Jury reserves the right not to award some of the prizes, and/or to divide prizes as it sees suitable (according to the evaluation score).

The decisions of the jury are final and irrevocable.


The application fee is 89 EUR for Soloists and 99 EUR for Piano Duos

Go to the Application form.

We provide the secure link for the payment. After submitting the application you will be redirected to the payment platform.

Once the application fee is paid it cannot be refunded under any circumstances.


Prepare your video
Upload it to youtube or another public video platform
Fill out the form with your information (you can do it here) uploading links to your recordings as well.
Apply to the appropriate age group
Upload your photo

The application of minor musicians must be filled and submitted by their parents or legal guardianship (tutor).

The application fee should be paid directly after submitting the form
otherwise the application will be suspended.
If you have any issues with the payment do not hesitate to contact us.

Application deadline: 1st June 2023

The results will be published on 25th June 2023


By participating in the competition, participants agree to the possible publication and popularization of the submitted recordings and photos for promotional purposes. The competition organizers reserve the right to edit and crop participants’ photos for publication (as promotion) on the Internet.


Piano Competition Online
Piano Competition Online