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National Chopin Piano Competition

February 22 through March 1, 2020
Miami-Dade County Auditorium - Miami, Florida
Opening Concert February 21, 2020

The National Chopin Piano Competition of the United States (NCPC) is designed to offer performance opportunities and financial support to young American pianists, and to enable the Prize Winners to take part in the International Chopin Competition in Warsaw, Poland. Initiated in 1975, and held in Miami every five years, the NCPS’s rules reflect closely the regulations and requirements of the International Chopin Competition in Warsaw, Poland.

The Competition is open to pianists holding U.S. citizen-ship (native born or naturalized), born between 1990 and 2004, demonstrating a professional level of performance.

Previous First Prize Winners of this Competition are not eligible.

Please note that a separate application needs to be submitted to the International Chopin Competition in Warsaw by December 1, 2019. More information at: http://en.chopin.nifc.pl/institute/chopincompetition/info


PLEASE READ ALL RULES AND REQUIREMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE STARTING THE APPLICATION

Applications will be accepted on-line only.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 1, 2019

Guidelines, Requirements & Rules for
Applicants & Contestants

Competition Repertoire

Online Application

 

 

COMPETITION PRIZES

First Prize $100,000
Underwritten by Blanka A. Rosenstiel
and the Rosenstiel Foundation

Second Prize $30,000
Underwritten by Brenda and Mark Fountain

Third Prize $20,000
Underwritten by Ligia Wiegand in Memory
of Joseph Wiegand

Three finalists/non-medalists
$5,000 each

Semifinalist not advanced to the finals
$1,000 each

Underwritten by Sasha Gorodnitzki Foundation

Special Prizes $2,000 each
Best Mazurka, Best Polonaise, Best Sonata,
Best Concerto

Other Awards:
First Prize Winner:
Concert tour in the United States and abroad

First and Second Prize Winners:
Automatic admission to the XVIII International
Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw in
October 2020

Third Prize Winner
Automatic Acceptance to the Preliminary Round of the XVIII International Chopin Competition in Warsaw, April 2020 Travel expenses covered by the Chopin Foundation

Other Finalists:
All-expense-paid trip to Warsaw, Poland, to attend the Preliminary Round for the XVIII International
Chopin Piano Competition in April 2020, if accepted

   


 



                             The Chopin Foundation is tax-exempt, not-for-profit 501(c) (3) national organization.
                            Donations to the Chopin Foundation are tax deductible to the extent indicated by law.

 

 

 

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CONTACT US:
Chopin Foundation of the United States
1440 79th Street Causeway, Suite 117
Miami, Florida 33141
(Tel) 305-868-0624 (Fax) 305-865-5150

 

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