Events & Competitions
THE INDIANA STATE FAIR YOUNG HOOSIER STATE PIANO COMPETITION (YHPC)
The Young Hoosier State Piano Competition is open to all pianists ages five to 22 who are Indiana residents. The Competition accepts and encourages all levels of piano performance--with seven separate age divisions--and all styles of piano music--competitors can select from multiple music categories, including Original Composition. Learn more about the competition and its history by clicking here.
The 2017 YHPC has concluded for the year. Click here for the complete list of winners. See below for a message from Competition Coordinator Cheryl Everett:
As the 2017 Young Hoosier State Piano Competition becomes a fond memory, I encourage all participants to set your musical goals for the 2018 competition. Our featured composers will be J. S. Bach and Franz Schubert.
Thanks to teachers, parents and all who encouraged our Young Hoosier pianists.
THE CARMEL ARTS COUNCIL YOUNG PERFORMERS SHOWCASE (PIANO/INSTRUMENTAL DIVISION)
The Young Performers Showcase began in 1998 as an opportunity for children to perform before an audience and to encourage their participation in the instrumental arts. This competitive and non-competitive showcase welcomes all styles of music, with children performing on all types of instruments. All performers receive a participation ribbon. Performers in the competitive divisions receive first, second and third, and honorable mention awards. These awards are based on skill, presentation and general entertainment value of the performance. This event typically takes place in February each year, however in 2017 the competition will be held Saturday, November 4 and Sunday, November 5.
October 1, 2017 is the entry deadline. Click here for rules and application. All questions pertaining to the competition should be directed to the Carmel Arts Council at: CarmelYPS@gmail.com.
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