2019 Piano Competition Application & Requirements

2019 Applications Applications Applications submission for the 2019 Piano Competition will be open to the public starting February 2, 2019. Entries can be sent for review by the selection jury. Please join us for the 2019 competition. Apply on Starting February 2, 2019 2019 Olga Kern International Piano Competition Application Requirements The 2019

2019 Piano Competition Rules & Regulations

Rules & Regulations for the 2019 Competition Rounds DRAWING Performance order will be determined on the evening of Sunday, October 27, 2019.  The drawing reception will take place at an Albuquerque location to be determined. The contestant who draws “Number 1” will perform his/her solo recital first, followed by the contestant who draws “Number 2,”

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As a music lover, we invited you to join the family of donors who support the Olga Kern International Piano Competition. Learn more about how to ways you can make a tax-deductible gift and donor benefits. Support this international organization today!

2016 Award-Winners

2016 Award-Winners Winners of the inaugural Olga Kern International Piano Competition were showcased in a public recital and awards ceremony at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 20, 2016 at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. The young pianists were awarded $30,000 in prize money. In addition to a cash prize, the winner will receive a professional recording on the

Press Release / Friday, November 18, 2016: Four Finalists Selected

Four Finalists Selected in Prestigious Olga Kern International Piano Competition Pianists To Perform in Saturday’s ‘Stars of the Future’ Concert at Popejoy Hall, Sunday’s Recital at National Hispanic Cultural Center. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Friday, November 18, 2016 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – From a field of 21 of the world’s best young pianists, four finalists from

2016 Piano Competition Live Stream Replay

JOIN US Live Watch the 2016 Olga Kern International Piano Competition Live Stream Replay! Watch the magic of music and see the future take shape before your eyes. Don't miss the 2016 Olga Kern International Piano Competition Live Stream starting at 8:55 am Mountain Standard Time on selected dates from November 14, 2016 through November

2016 Program Book

Competition Program Book

2016 Olga Kern International Piano Competition Participants Announced

2016 Olga Kern International Piano Competition Participants Announced The Olga Kern International Competition Selection Jury finalized their work on July 31, 2016. Twenty-four competitors, representing fifteen countries, have been selected to perform in Albuquerque, New Mexico for a panel of eight international jury members.  Olga Kern is the Artistic Director and President of

Rory Boyle Composes Music for 2016 Piano Competition

The Olga Kern International Piano Competition is honored to have Rory Boyle compose music for the 2016 Piano Competition.

2016 Piano Competition Key Dates Announced

2016 Piano Competition key dates have been announced! Get an overview of the application deadline, planned contestant announcements dates, and the Competition week schedule.