1. All music must be performed from memory.
2. The time limit for Divisions I and II is 1-4 minutes, for Divisions III and IV it is 3-6 minutes, and for Divisions V and VI it is 3-8 minutes. The performance will be stopped if the time limit is exceeded. Please be aware that the adjudicators’ decisions will be based upon the technical and artistic qualities of the students’ performances rather than on the length of the pieces.
1. Music does not have to be performed from memory.
2. Music must be limited to one piano, four hands. A teacher may not perform with his/her student.
3. The time limit for Division I is 1-4 minutes. The time limit for Division II is 3-6 minutes, and for Division III it is 3-8 minutes. The performance will be stopped if the time limit is exceeded.
4. Duet performers should be registered in the division of the oldest participant (if partners are of different ages). Duet participants may perform in more than one division provided the age requirement and fees are met. Duet participants may only enter once in the same division. If performing in a second division, a different selection is required. Duet performers may also enter the solo and concerto divisions if desired.
All soloist music must be performed from memory
One movement may be performed with cadenza, where applicable. In concertos where the movements are short, two movements may be combined if the total time does not exceed 15 minutes.
There is no time limit for this division, but the judges may stop the performance at their discretion.
Teachers or students may accompany the soloist. Appropriate cuts in the orchestral introduction and tuttis are encouraged.
Concerto performers may also participate in the solo and duet divisions if desired.