The Hilton Head International Piano Competition held its first competition in 1996 and, since that date, has held a competition each year.
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Tickets will be available for purchase beginning January 21.
New This Year
We are pleased to announce that one more prize has been added to the first place winner’s prizes. Steinway & Sons, through its ArkivMusic subsidiary, will make a studio recording on the Steinway & Sons record label of the first prize winner at no expense to the competition or the winner. Steinway & Sons, through its subsidiaries will provide global distribution for the recording and promote and market the artist and the completed recording through all commercial channels with extensive servicing to press and radio. The prize has an estimated value of $40,000, and will be of significant value in helping the winner promote his or her international performance career.
The Hilton Head International Piano Competition is proud to announce that the Sascha Gorodnitzki Foundation has endowed a new prize for our competitors. The $1000 Sascha Gorodnitzki Memorial Prize is a judges’ discretionary award given for the first time this year to the competitor who shows great promise but who did not advance to the Final Round.
The HHIPC is committed to helping young pianists develop their careers and is therefore honored to be recognized by the Gorodnitzki Foundation with this award.
Announcing the 2014 Hilton Head International Piano Competition
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The Hilton Head International Piano Competition is pleased to announce its 19th annual Competition to be held March 10 – 17, 2014. The 2014 Competition is for pianists ages 18 – 30.
Prizes for the 2014 Competition are as follows:
- First prize - US$15,000; return engagement as soloist with the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra; recital at Weill Recital Hall of Carnegie Hall during the 2014-15 season; other performance opportunities.
- Second prize – US$10,000
- Third prize – US $5,000
- Medalist prizes (3) – US$1,000 each