Aloha International Piano Festival & Competition

Competition Schedule

Competition Schedule

May 1, 2022:  Application and Video submission deadline.

May 20, 2022:  Announcement of competitors invited to the live round in Honolulu, Hawaii.

June 13, 2022:  Welcome reception for competitors and VIPs; drawing for performance order.

June 14, 2022:  Piano try-out at competition venue.  University of Hawaii Music Department – Orvis Auditorium.

June 15, 2022:  Preliminary Round Day 1.  Solo Recital Program.  University of Hawaii Music Department – Orvis Auditorium.  10:30AM – 12PM, 2PM – 4:30PM.  ADMISSION FREE

10:30am: Misha Galant (USA)

11:05am: Yi-Ting Tsai (Taiwan)

2pm: Kai-Min Chang (Taiwan)

2:35pm: Jairus Rhoades (USA)

3:10pm: Ryota Yamazaki (Japan)

4pm: Elzbieta Bilicka (Poland)

June 16, 2022:  Preliminary Round Day 2.  Solo Recital Program.  University of Hawaii Music Department – Orvis Auditorium.  1PM – 6PM.  Announcement of Semifinalists.  ADMISSION FREE

1pm: Moyi Liu (China)

1:35pm: Qi Qi (China)

2:10pm: Sua Lee (S. Korea)

3pm: Maria Parrini (USA)

3:35pm: Zhiye Lin (China)

4:10pm: Joy Chen (Australia)

4:55pm: Kangeun Lee (S. Korea)

5:30pm: Ji Youn Lee (S. Korea)

June 18, 2022:  Semifinalists rehearsal with second piano accompaniment.  University of Hawaii Music Department, Orvis Auditorium.

June 19, 2022:  Semifinal round.  Complete concerto with second piano accompaniment.  University of Hawaii Music Department – Orvis Auditorium.  Announcement of Finalists.  1PM – 5:30PM.  $10 GENERAL ADMISSION.  BUY TICKETS

1PM: Kangeun Lee (S. Korea).  Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23

1:45PM: Kai-Min Chang (Taiwan).  Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 16

2:30PM: Jairus Rhoades (USA).  Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37

3:15PM: Ryota Yamazaki (Japan).  Liszt Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat major

3:50PM: Zhiye Lin (China).  Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 16

4:30PM: Ji Youn Lee (S. Korea).  Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 19

June 21, 2022:  Finalists rehearsal with the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra.  Blaisdell Concert Hall.

June 22, 2022:  Concerto Finals with the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra.  Awards ceremony to follow.  Blaisdell Concert Hall.  7:30PM.  $10 GENERAL ADMISSION.  BUY TICKETS