pianoacademy.ie | 8th Annual National Piano Festival Online Entry | 10th - 12th March 2017 |

2017 Piano Academy of Ireland National Festival Online Entry

Rules and Regulations:

  • 1. Performers to present one piece of their own choice (except Under 12 Repertoire).
  • 2. All application forms must be fully completed or it will not be processed.
  • 3. Closing date for entries is Monday 12th February 2017. Late entries will be accepted up to Friday the 17th February 2017 on payment of an additional fee of €5 per entry.
  • 4. Entry fee of €25 must accompany the application form and will not be refunded unless Category is cancelled by the Piano Academy of Ireland.
  • 5. Ages shall be reckoned from 1st January 2017.
  • 6. Previous 1st Prizewinners may not enter the same category again.
  • 7. Receipt of application will be made by email.
  • 8. Notification of performance time will be made by email.
  • 9. The Piano Academy of Ireland reserves the right to change the time, venue or order of performances where necessary.
  • 10. If a large number of entries is received for a category, it may be divided into two groups.
  • 11. The Piano Academy of Ireland reserves the right to refuse entry to any performers.
  • 12. Performers are asked to provide a clean copy of their music to the adjudicator.
  • 13. Performers must score at least 86% to merit 1st prize and 81% to merit 2nd prize.
  • 14. Participants in more than one category may not perform the same piece.
  • 15. Performer’s piece may be heard in entirety or in part at the discretion of the adjudicator.
  • 16. The adjudicator’s decision is final.
  • 17. Prizewinners Concert will take place on Sunday 12th March 2017.