Application 2019

The Third G.Gershwin International Piano Competition 2019 invites talented musicians to apply for our IV edition, taking place on
November 5-10, 2019 in New York, USA. Please read all rules and guidelines below carefully before you apply. After the application and Preliminary audition process, a maximum of 30 pianists will be invited to compete at the live rounds.

IV G. Gershwin International Piano Competition Dates are: November 7-10, 2019

How to Apply

Application materials can be submitted electronically at the bottom of the page or mailed to the competition address:
P.O. Box 225, Westbury NY 11590 USA

Application process

All applicants must submit:

  • Completed application form, indicating Preliminary Round type (Live in New York on October 26 or via a Recording)
  • $100 US NON-REFUNDABLE application fee.
  • Supporting materials:
    • Current biography
    • One (1) photograph (headshot) for promotional use
    • Proof of age (photocopy of birth certificate, driver's license, passport, etc.)

Preliminary Round

To be admitted to the competition's final rounds (November 7-10, 2019 Live in New York), applicants must go through the preliminary audition.
To do so, applicants must choose between two audition options.

Option 1: Live Pre-Selection Audition

The Gershwin Competition 2019 Live Preliminary Audition will take place in:
New York City (United States) - Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM

Option 2: Video Recording Pre-Selection

Alternatively, pianists can apply to The Gershwin Competition 2019 by submitting a video recording.
Please listen to the video files before submitting to guarantee the highest quality of the recording.
Recording formats: DVD or Internet video recording (such as Youtube, Vimeo, Soundcloud, etc.)
For repertoire and timing, CLICK HERE

Application 2019

Click on an icon for a printable version of the application (WORD/PDF) or use electronic version below:

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