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- The competition will be held online from June 3rd to June 6th, 2023.

- For Junior categories we will use the point range system for their prizes

- The judges decision is final.

APPLICATION DEADLINE : 13:00pm, June 3rd, 2023



- In order to register, please use the application form on the "APPLICATION" page.

- Once you submit the application, we will send you a confirmation e-mail.

A copy of the applicant’s birth certificate or passport is required. 

- The candidates of "Professional Pianists" should prepare their biography

- All the documents(biography and proof of age) should be sent to once you receive your confirmation e-mail.

- Candidates are allowed to change their program until June 3rd, 2023.

- Application fee can be paid either on the "APPLICATION FEE" page or via PayPal.

- Application fee is non-refundable. (Early bird- $90 by May 31st, or $130 by deadline).

- A document which confirms the payment of the application fee is required.


- Junior 1 : Born before June 3rd, 2016 -June 6th, 2013

- Junior 2 : Born between June 3rd, 2013 ~ June 6th, 2010

- Junior 3 : Born between June 3rd, 2010 ~ June 6th, 2007

- Junior 4 : Born between June 3rd, 2007 ~ June 6th, 2004

- Professional Pianists: Born after June 3rd, 2004 


Junior 1 ~ 4

Preliminary Round: A free choice 

- Junior 1: max. 3 min.

- Junior 2: max. 5 min.

- Junior 3: max. 7 min.

- Junior 4: max. 12 min.

Final Round: A free choice (Junior 1,2 can use the same video as their Preliminary Round)

- Junior 1: max. 5 min.

- Junior 2: max. 7 min.

- Junior 3: max. 10 min.

- Junior 4: max. 15 min.

Professional Pianists 

- Preliminary Round: min.3 minutes to Max. 15 minutes of free program

- Final Round: Max. 30 minutes of free program.

Both Rounds will be online



- All the works must be memorized and all the repeats indicated in the score are optional.

- The original edition is recommended but not required.

- Videos must be uploaded on YouTube as UNLISTED.

- The title of the video must be applicant's name and category.

- If your program is more than one piece, please make a playlist and send us a link for the playlist. 

- No restrictions on which hall, what microphone you use, however we recommend HD video if possible. iPad and Cellphone recording is possible.

-No electric keyboard.

- The whole performance must be recorded using a grand piano. 

- The contestant’s face and hands must be clearly visible throughout the recording.

- Separate videos of movements (in case of a sonata or multi-movement works) are acceptable.


- The result of finalists will be announced on June 22nd at 8pm (CDT).

- The result of winners will be announced on June 27th at 8pm (CDT).

- You can see the results here.


Category 1 &2 

Grand Prize : $100 cash award and Diploma (each category)

Rachmaninoff International Competition (China) Pre-Qualification Waiver

1st, 2nd and 3rd : Diploma

Category 3 & 4

Grand Prize : $150 cash award and Diploma (each category)

Rachmaninoff International Competition (China) Pre-Qualification Waiver

1st, 2nd and 3rd: Diploma

Professional Pianists:

1st Prize: $1,000 cash award,

An opportunity to perform with Symphony Orchestra, 

Rachmaninoff International Piano Competition Pre-Qualification Waiver

2nd and 3rd:


Diploma &Rachmaninoff International Competition Pre-Qualification Waiver

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