Skelley Piano is Proud to Host The 2021 Kayserburg International Youth Piano Competition.

Held every two years since 1983, the Pearl River · Kayserburg International Youth Piano Competition is currently the world’s largest with over 100,000 participants. For 2021 there will be ten participating host countries under Overseas Group: the United States, Canada, Philippines, Singapore, Australia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Ecuador, Poland, and Iran.

The competition features two categories, the Student Group, ages 13 to 16, and the Open Group for pianists from age 17 to 32. The competitors will submit three video performances of contrasting pieces from different composers totaling a maximum of 12 minutes.

The first prize for the Student Group is a Kayserburg Excellent Series Upright KX1, while the Open Group winners will receive either a Kayserburg Heritage Series Grand GH160 or a Kayserburg Artist Series Grand KA160. Top prizes include cash prizes, and all winners will also receive a certificate and trophy.

“Pearl River launched the Kayserburg International Youth Piano Competition to support ongoing development in performing arts in general, and to promote music education in the new era,” said Pearl River’s Global Director of Sales & Marketing Leng Tshua. “We encourage learning enthusiasm and supporting a new generation of young artists.”

Want to take part in the 2021 Kayserburg International Youth Piano Competition?

After 38 years, this prestigious competition is now open to pianists in the U.S. Top prizes include an all expense paid trip to compete in the finals in China. Download the Rules & Regulations here »

Start by filling out the application in the Rules & Regulations, include your audition video and $50 registration fee, send to: Skelley Piano, 2805 Bridgeport Way University Place, WA 98466. Must be postmarked by May 31st, 2021.

Contact Skelley Piano for additional help or guidance: 253-565-6503