Application Deadline: February 1, 2023
Finalists Announcement: February 10, 2023
Guest Artist Recital: March 10, 2023
Live Final Round: March 11, 2023
Master Class: March 11, 2023
Final Round Venue
The final round will take place in Glidden Recital Hall at the Ohio University School of Music, Athens, Ohio.
The OHIO International Piano Duet and Duo Competition is open to contestants of all nationalities.
Senior Division: 10 – 18 years old as of February 1, 2023
Artist Division: 19 – 35 years old as of February 1, 2023
Repertoire selection is at the discretion of the performers.
Repertoire may consist of duet (one piano, four hands), duo (two pianos) or a combination of the two.
Original compositions, arrangements, and transcriptions are all acceptable.
Concerto repertoire is not permitted.
Memorization is not required.
New! Teams in the final round of each division shall perform a duet or duo
composition by Hwaen Ch'uqi. They shall choose their submission from
the following list:
Twenty-Five Preludes, CWV 19
Deux Danses Fantastiques, CWV 36
Each team shall present an extended movement or a selection of shorter movements not to exceed ten minutes in length. Selected repertoire should balance out the rest of the competition program, such that it displays a compelling variety of musical drama and technique.
Complete entry applications and fees must be received by February 1, 2023.
A non-refundable application fee of $120/team is required for entry.
Contestants will compete for cash awards in each division:
First Prize: $1,000
Second Prize: $500
Hwaen Ch'uqi Prize: $250
All decisions of the judges are final. Judges reserve the right not to award prizes in one or all divisions should the performances not meet the established standards.