The Hilton Head International Piano Competition held its first competition in 1996 and, since that date, has held a competition each year. The HHIPC will present the Young Artists Competition for pianists 13 - 17 in the odd-numbered years (2013, 2015, 2017, etc.) and the Adult Competition for pianists ages 18 - 30 in the even-numbered years (2014, 2016, 2018, etc) (more...)
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The Hilton Head International Piano Competition congratulates the winners of the cover art competition for the 2014 HHIPC!
First prize was awarded to Austin Edwards. His winning poster will appear on all advertising and promotional materials for the Competition. Austin also receives a $1000 cash prize for submitting the winning design.
Second prize went to Les Wilkes. He receives a $500 cash prize.
Third prize was won by Liliana Niles. She receives a $250 cash prize.
All three winners are students at Armstrong Atlantic State University.
Announcing the 2014 Hilton Head International Piano Competition
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 2013-14 season; other performance opportunities.
- Second prize – US$10,000
- Third prize – US $5,000
- Medalist prizes (3) – US$1,000 each