International Piano and Strings Competition 2009
The American Protégé International Piano and Strings Competition is open to school students and adults of all nationalities and countries.
All instruments, including piano, strings, voice and winds are welcome to participate in the Competition.
Participants are required to submit video recording materials for the audition. Multiple winners will be chosen in each age category.
We invite school students and adults to participate in the Competition. There is no age limit for the adult participants.
Multiple winners will be chosen in each of the following age groups:
|School Students:||Adults (18 and older):|
|Young Musicians, 5 - 10||Amateur without professional degree|
|Junior, 11 - 14||College Students and Professional Musicians|
|Intermediate, 15 - 18|
18 year old school students must enter in the Intermediate Category. 18 year old college students must apply under the College Students/Professionals Category.
Four qualified judges will evaluate audition materials. All judges are independent; their students are not allowed to apply this season. Dr. Sophya Genis is invited as a Chairwoman of the Competition 2009. A graduate of the Moscow Gnessin Academy of Music, Mrs. Genis holds a Doctor of Music Arts Degree. She studied piano with such renowned professors as Alexander Yoheles, Yakov Milstein and Yakov Zak.