The AMF Piano Concerto Competition is held annually during the Atlantic Music Festival with the express purpose of identifying gifted young pianists and providing a stepping stone into the professional world of music. The winner of the competition is featured as a soloist with the Atlantic Music Festival Orchestra at its final concert of the season. In addition, the winner will be awarded $2,500 cash prize.
AMF Piano Institute Faculty
Contestants must be registered participants of the 2013 Atlantic Music Festival Piano Institute and Seminar.
Previous winners may not apply.
Excerpts of each concerto lasting up to 15 minutes (from memory) will be heard by the members of the jury near the beginning of the festival, with accompanists provided. A maximum of four performers will be selected for the final round.
A maximum of four participants will perform the work in its entirety.
- Performance with the Atlantic Music Festival Orchestra during the 2013 Festival Season.
- Cash prize of $2,500.
All decisions are final. The members of the jury reserve the right to declare no winner.
Acceptable repertoire for competition (must be played from memory):
A complete performance of one of the following works:
- Beethoven Concerto No. 2, op. 19
- Beethoven Concerto No. 3, op. 37
- Beethoven Concerto No. 5, op. 73
- Brahms Concerto No. 1, op. 15
- Chopin Concerto No. 1, op. 11
- Chopin Concerto No. 2, op. 21
- Grieg Concerto, op. 16
- Liszt Concerto No. 2
- Mozart Concerto No. 9 “Jeunehomme” K. 271
- Mozart Concerto No. 20, K. 466
- Mozart Concerto No. 23, K. 488
- Mozart Concerto No. 24, K. 491
- Prokofiev Concerto No. 2, op. 16
- Prokofiev Concerto No. 3, op. 26
- Rachmaninoff Concerto No. 2, op. 18
- Rachmaninoff Concerto No. 3, op. 30
- Rachmaninoff Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini
- Ravel Concerto in G major
- Saint-Saens Concerto No. 2, Op. 22
- Saint-Saens Concerto No. 5, Op. 103
- Schumann Concerto, Op. 54
- Tchaikovsky Concerto No. 1, Op. 23