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2018 University of Florida International Piano Festival

The pre-college solo piano competition is open to UFIPF Pre-college division participants. Students not participating in UFIPF are also welcome to apply to the competition. Previous First-Place winners are not eligible to apply.

  • If you are not UFIPF participant, submit online application and recording (email Youtube link to Jasmin Arakawa) by April 16.
  • Repertoire shall include at least two contrasting works, one of which being a fast movement of Beethoven, Haydn or Mozart.
  • Finalists, selected by a screening committee, will be announced no later than May 1, 2018. Finalists will perform for UFIPF faculty judges at the University of Florida School of Music, June 16, 2018. 
  • First Prize: $500; Second Prize: $300; Third Prize: $200
  • Questions regarding the competition can be directed to Jasmin Arakawa

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