Entry Fees
Groups A and B: 60€,   C and D: 70€,   E: 80€,   F and G: 100€
Duo/Duet: 120€,   Jazz: 100€ 

Classic Section
Piano Solo

Group A – 8 years and under (Born after 31 May 2012)
• Two pieces (max. total time 5 mn)

Group B – 9 - 10 years (Born after 31 May 2010)
• One piece from J.S. Bach (or of baroque style)
• One piece – free choice
(max. total time 7 mn)

Group C – 11 - 12 years (Born after 31 May 2008)
• One piece from J.S. Bach (or of baroque style)
• One or two pieces – free choice
(max. total time 10 mn)

Group D –13 - 14 years (Born after 31 May 2006)
• One piece from J.S. Bach (or of baroque style)
• Two or three pieces – free choice
(max. total time 13mn)

Group E – 15 - 17 years (Born after 31 May 2003)
• One piece from J.S. Bach (or of baroque style)
• One quick movement from a classical sonata (Haydn, Mozart or Beethoven)
One or two pieces – free choice

(max. total time 20 mn)

Group F – 18 - 21 years (Born after 31 May 1999)
First round
• One prelude and fugue from J.S. Bach
• One etude – free choice
(max. total time 10 mn)

Second round
• One quick movement from a classical sonata (Haydn, Mozart or Beethoven)
• One romantic piece
• One piece - free choice
(max. total time 20 mn)

Group G – 22 - 30 years (Born after 31 May 1990)
First round
• One prelude and fugue from J.S. Bach
• One etude (Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninov, Scriabin, Debussy, Prokofiev, Ligeti)
• One piece – free choice
(max. total time 15 mn)

Second round
• One classical sonata (Haydn, Mozart or Beethoven)
• One or two pieces - free choice (different pieces from the first round)
(max. total time 30 mn)

 

Piano Duo (two pianos) or Piano Duet (four hands)

25 years and under
• Free choice program
(max. total time 20 mn)

 

Jazz Section

36 years and under

First round
1. One piano solo piece – candidate's choice (original composition, free improvisation, free choice standard, etc.)
2. One jazz standard from the list below (*) with trio (rhythm section – bass & drums)
(max. total time 12 mn)

Second round
1. One jazz standard from the list below (*) for piano solo (different from the standard of the first round)
2. One piece with trio based on a J.S. Bach work from the list below (**), (rhythm section – bass & drums)
3. One piece with trio – candidate's choice (original composition, free improvisation, free choice standard, etc.), (rhythm section – bass & drums)
(max. total time 20 mn)

(*) The jazz standards to be used are:

• Giant steps (J. Coltrane)

• Very Early (Bill Evans)

• Time remembered (Bill Evans)

• Dolphin Dance (H. Hancock)

• So tender (K. Jarrett)

• Firm roots (C. Walton)

• Wild flower (W. Shorter)

• Speak no evil (W. Shorter)

• Resignation (B. Mehldau)

• Along came Betty (B. Golson)

• Pannonica (Th. Monk )

• Dance of the infidels (Bud Powel)

• Better days ahead (Pat Metheny)

• Tones for Joan's bones (C.Corea)

• Chelsea bridge (B.Strayhorn)

(**) The trio based on a J.S. Bach work must be chosen amongst:

• Prelude Nr 15 in G Major, from Well Tempered Clavier, Vol. I, BWV 860

• Prelude Nr 20 in A Minor, from Well Tempered Clavier, Vol. II, BWV 889

• Sarabande in F Major, from English Suite Nr 4, BWV 809