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. Visit our Piano Solutions YouTube channel for more videos from the 2018 competition.
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The Carmel Arts Council Young Performers Showcase (Piano Exhibition)
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.
Carmel Klavier International Piano Competition
Carmel Klavier International Piano Competition is a piano competition for young pianists from around the world. It is open to young pianists of any nationality, ages five through eighteen, and consists of three parts: Preliminary, Semifinal, and Final.
Their Mission is to recognize and nurture young talents to reach their highest potential by providing performance opportunities at a renowned concert venue through the international piano competition, and by offering educational master classes, lessons and workshops, held by world class pianists. This unparalleled culture aims to enrich the arts in the City of Carmel and it’s surrounding communities.