Gina Bachauer Junior & Young Artists International Piano Competitions
Gina Bachauer Junior International Piano Competition – June 13-19, 2021
Gina Bachauer Young Artists International Piano Competition – June 21-29, 2021
The Gina Bachauer Junior and Young Artists International Piano Competitions will feature 24 pianists ages 11-14 and 27 pianists ages 15-18.
Hailing from 14 countries, these young international pianists will each give two Solo Round performances in Salt Lake City and will continue their quest for medals and their share of $62,000 in cash prizes.
Five finalists of the Junior Competition will each perform a concerto movement with second piano accompaniment in Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center.
Five finalists of the Young Artists Competition will each perform a concerto movement with the Utah Symphony in Abravanel Hall.
Congratulations to the Solo Round Competitors! We look forward to hearing your performances in Salt Lake City in 2021!
The mission of the Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation is to further the pianistic art, foster excellence in performance and teaching, develop opportunities for pianists beyond the scope of the organization and offer leadership in developing a musically-educated citizenry. By holding international piano competitions, solo recitals, and educational sessions, the Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation aims to: Enrich the community by providing significant musical experiences for audiences and performers. Build an artistic/educational environment that will educate musicians and non-musicians to a higher caliber of performance and appreciation. Recognize and encourage superb artistry and assist career development of deserving young pianists. Promote and perpetuate the pianistic art.
In total, the Foundation has sponsored the following competitions since its beginnings in 1976.
14 Artists International Competitions (ages 19-32)
8 Young Artists International Competitions (ages 14-18) (previous years ages 8-11)
3 Junior International Piano Competitions (ages 11-13)
1 Amateur International Piano Competition (ages 33-100)
2 International Piano Ensemble Competitions (all ages)
22 International Piano Festivals