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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 2019 competition.

Governor Holcomb has detailed the state’s plans for a roadmap to reopening the Indiana economy as the COVID-19 pandemic continues with five stages leading to an anticipated full reopening by July 4. Knowing that these guidelines will eliminate preliminaries in June, the 2020 Piano Competition has been canceled for this year’s Indiana State Fair. We plan to enthusiastically welcome you back in 2021 and wish you the best as we navigate the weeks and months ahead.

International Talent Academy - Rising Star

Carmel Arts Rising Star Competition is open to young pianists & singers who are Indiana residents. The main mission of the competition is to motivate beginning and intermediate level musicians to discover and develop their special talents and give them an opportunity to perform and compete in a stress-free environment.

Voice competition – Fall 2020
Piano Competition – Fall 2020

Registration deadline: August 22, 2020

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.

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