Information for Applicants
LIVE COMPETITON DATE: June 17, 2023 APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 15, 2023
LIVE COMPETITION OPEN TO THE FOLLOWING AGE CATEGORIES:
Level A: Up to age 8 Level B: 9 – 11 Junior: 12 – 14 High School: 15 – 18 Amateur: Adult non-professional pianist age 30+
LOCATION: University of Hawaii Orvis Auditorium. Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
LIVE COMPETITION PRIZES:
1st Prize High School $1,000 2nd Prize High School $500 3rd Prize High School $300
1st Prize Junior $700 2nd Prize Junior $400 3rd Prize Junior $200
1st Prize Level B $300
Prize winners are invited to perform in the winners’ concert at Orvis Auditorium on June 17, 2023 immediately following the competition.
VIRTUAL COMPETITION VIDEO SUBMISSION DEADLINE: June 1, 2023
VIRTUAL COMPETITION OPEN TO THE FOLLOWING AGE CATEGORIES:
Level A: Up to age 8 Level B: 9 – 11 Junior: 12 – 14 High School: 15 – 18 Young Artist: 18 – 25 Amateur: Adult non-professional pianist age 30+
VIRTUAL COMPETITION PRIZES:
1st Prize Young Artist $1,000 2nd Prize Young Artist $500 3rd Prize Young Artist $300
1st Prize High School $700 2nd Prize High School $400 3rd Prize High School $200
1st Prize Junior $500 2nd Prize Junior $300 3rd Prize Junior $100
1st Prize Level B $200
Virtual prize winner’s performance will be posted in the AIPF website.
COMPETITION ROUND: The Aloha International Piano Competition is held in one round and the live competition is open to the public.
COMPETITOR ARRIVAL DATE: Competitors competing live in Honolulu are expected to arrive in Honolulu, Hawaii by June 16, 2023.
TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATION: Competitors are financially responsible for arranging their own round trip air travel to Honolulu and accommodation in Honolulu. The University’s on-campus housing may be available through AIPF. Please inquire if interested.
- All applicants invited to the Competition are responsible for their own travel documents: visas, passports, etc. Please ask the nearest U.S. Embassy or U.S. Consulate for required documents to enter the United States. It may take several weeks to obtain proper travel documents. If requested, AIPF will provide a letter of invitation for the purpose of obtaining a visa.
- Out-of-state competitors competing live in Honolulu will be assigned to practice at the University of Hawaii Music Department for a maximum of 3 hours on June 15 & 16, 2023. Competitors will be allotted 5 minutes on the competition piano on June 16, 2023.
- All contestants must give credit in all future publicity for all awards won in the 2023 Aloha International Piano Competition.