pianoacademy.ie | 7th Annual National Piano Festival | 19th - 21st February 2016 | All ages and abilities welcome |

7th Annual National Piano Festival - 19th - 21st February 2016

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Our Festival is a unique opportunity for all to celebrate the piano whilst acting as a platform for pianists to convey the musical messages of great composers. We all know & appreciate the power of live performance and how it can instantly change the way we feel. Pianists are urged to develop and showcase their unique talents and perform with individuality, personality, originality and spontaneity.

We are really looking forward to hosting our 7th Annual National Piano Festival. Based on feedback from previous Festivals, what sets our Festival apart is a combination of things - the wide age categories, from under 6 years tots all the way to the Over 50’s, the freedom of ‘own choice’ pieces, the relaxed ‘concert’ setting (with a healthy competitive edge), comprehensive feedback delivered to each performer, FREE gift for all participants and finally something else that doesn’t usually come with National Festivals – warm-up pianos! Pianos Plus will be providing us yet again with their fabulous facility, of both warm-up pianos and a beautiful Recital Room.

We are very pleased to enclose details of next year’s National Piano Festival, which will take place once again at Pianos Plus Showrooms & Recital Room: Oak Road, Dublin 12 (easy access off M50) Friday 19th ~ Sunday 21st February 2016.

In 2014 we were host to those travelling from as far as counties Louth, Meath, Westmeath, Kildare, Wicklow, Kilkenny, Roscommon, Sligo and Armagh as well as the greater Dublin area itself. Based on the very positive feedback we received in previous years (and last year being our first National Festival), we are expecting an even greater number of entries this time! We are also planning some fabulous recitals throughout the Festival, details to follow.

Thanking you for your support!
Please spread the word & pass on the enclosed Information Brochures & application forms to your teachers & students, our Festival being an ideal platform for pianists for all ages and levels. The closing date for entries is Monday 1st Feburary 2016.

How to get to Pianos Plus

Pianos Plus is located at Centre Point Business Park

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GPS Coordinates: 53.323019, -6.369631 or +53° 19' 22.87", -6° 22' 10.67"



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2016 Adjudicators - Una Hunt & Mairead Hurley

2015 Adjudicators: Anthony Byrne & Conor Linehan
2014 Adjudicators: Dr. David Mooney & Dr. Mary Lennon
2013 Adjudicators: Dr. Mary Lennon & Prof Pádhraic Ó Cuinneagáin
2012 Adjudicator: Prof Pádhraic Ó Cuinneagáin
2011 Adjudicator: Prof Ray Keary RIAM
2010 Adjudicator: Prof Lance Coburn RIAM