Phyllis Rappeport Piano Competition 2022

INAUGURAL PHYLLIS RAPPEPORT PIANO COMPETITION 2022

February 19, 2022
Dalton Center Recital Hall
Western Michigan University
  • Application Deadline: February 1, 2022
  • Application Fee: $15

PRIZES AND AWARDS:

1st Prize: $1,000 in scholarship money towards studies at WMU School of Music for an incoming student during the academic year 2021/2022 for those students who are eligible

2nd Prize: $500 Cash Award

3rd Prize: $300 in scholarship money toward participation at WMU’s SEMINAR 2022 for those students who are eligible

Special Prize in memory of Jonathan Cook: $200.00 Cash Award for a work composed and performed by the competitor

ELIGIBILITY:

The competition is open to all pre-college students, grades 6 to 12 as of February 19, 2022.

RULES AND REGULATIONS:
  1. Contestants are to perform two pieces from the following time periods:
    a. One classical sonata or sonatina movement, composed between 1770 – 1815
    b. One piano work, composed after 1945
  2. The classical piano movement is to be performed from memory. The piano work, composed after 1945, can be performed with the score.
  3. Only complete, unabridged solo piano works in the original form and key will be accepted. No concertos or arrangements may be used.
  4. Currently, anyone entering a Western Michigan University building is required to wear a mask at all times. Competitors are allowed to take off their mask on stage during their performance. Updates to this policy will be announced as they become available.

APPLICATION