Competition

SPTF Annual Piano Competition

The SPTF Piano Competition is an annual event and is limited to students of SPTF member teachers.  

The Winners of the 2019  SPTF Piano Competition can be found by clicking on the link below and also on the NEWSLETTER page of this website.  SPTF congratulates all Participants and Teachers!

2019 Competition Winners

For questions contact the Coordinator at:  sptfcompetition@gmail.com

NOTICE:  Please return at a later date for possible updates relating to the 2020 Competition, scheduled for March 28 and 29, 2020.  Online registration will open on December 1st.

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To access the Repertoire List for SPTF Piano Competition, go to the following link which is also listed under Repertoire Requirements:
SPTF Competition Repertoire List

General Information

The dates of the 2020 Competition are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, March 28 and 29, 2020.

TIMES MAY BE MODIFIED DEPENDING ON NUMBER OF APPLICANTS
(Assigned dates & times for respective Divisions will be announced February 2020. )

Steinway Piano Gallery, 505 Walt Whitman Road, Melville, NY

Nov. 30. 2019.  Final day to submit New Music for evaluation of repertoire level that is not listed in SPTF competition repertoire list.

The following are the deadlines for the 2020 Competition:

  • December 1, 2019 — Online Registration opens.
  • January 8, 2020 — Online Registration closes.
  • January 8, 2020 — Fees must be mailed to the Treasurer (Fran G.) and postmarked by this date.
  • February 5, 2020— Final day to change a performance piece only by those students whose registered piece is a duplicate.

Repertoire Requirements

If a music selection is not listed within the approved repertoire list, teachers must submit the music to be evaluated for the proper level placement by November 30th.  No scores will be accepted for evaluation after this date until after the competition date.

To submit new music for evaluation, use the following form:

Repertoire Evaluation Request Form

SPTF Competition Repertoire List

Please refer to the Online Submission Form for further information.

Please refer to the Online Submission Form for further information.

The Repertoire Committee will review, comment and vote on submitted repertoire using a designated spreadsheet. The evaluation result will be released by January 1st.

Teachers will be informed of their students’ assigned divisions prior to the competition date.

Additional repertoire will be added to the SPTF Competition Repertoire List (which is live and constantly updated).

Application Process

Online registration form will open on December 1st.  Please read Rules and Regulations carefully before submitting application.

Teachers (or Parents) must complete the 2020 SPTF Piano Competition SPTF Competition Online Application Form (click or right click to save link) .  The deadline is January 8, 2020.

 

Teachers must mail ONE CHECK (payable to “SPTF”) FOR THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF APPLICATION FEES to the SPTF Treasurer. The registration fees are non-refundable and due POSTMARKED by January 8, 2020.

All results are final.  The Award Ceremony will be held for all winners on June 4, 2020 at the Staller Center and all first place winners will perform their winning pieces.