APRIL 13-15, 2018 | Lipscomb University School of Music

Nashville International Piano Competition

The Steinway Society of Nashville is pleased to announce the third Nashville International Piano Competition. This competition will recognize with scholarships the outstanding gifts of students who are seeking to study piano at any National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) – accredited school in Tennessee.

The Nashville International Piano Competition will be open to all classically trained high school pianists in grades 9 through 12 (or within the four years before university entrance), regardless of their present state or country of residence. Those interested in applying for one of these scholarships should complete the Online Application indicated by the link on this page. Complete competition information is available under “The Competition” tab.

Applications will open on September 1, 2017.

The Steinway Society of Nashville – a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization and sponsor for the event – is hosting its third competition in Spring 2016, continuing thereafter on a biennial basis. A panel of noted judges will determine the winners. Competition repertoire requirements for 2016 are listed on the “Application Rules” page.

The awards are designated to facilitate undergraduate study of piano at any NASM in the state of Tennessee and will be awarded in the following amounts:

  • First Prize  – $10,000 scholarship
  • Second Prize – $5,000 scholarship
  • Third Prize  – $3,000 scholarship