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Nashville International Piano Competition

The Steinway Society of Nashville is pleased to announce the fifth Nashville International Piano Competition and will be hosted by VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY on March 31 - April 2, 2023.


  • FRIDAY, MARCH 31: Openning Concert at 8pm featuring arrtist and adjudicator, Wei-Yi Yang at Turner Recital Hall.
  • SATURDAY, APRIL 1: Competition 9am-6pm with a lunch break 12-1 in Turner Hall
  • SUNDAY, APRIL 2: Master Class at 2pm located at the Steinway Piano Gallery with Dr. Cahill Smith (4285 Sidco Dr. Nashville, TN 37204)

Application Deadline extended until March 1, 2023

This competition will award winners with cash prizes (not a scholarship).

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 prizes should complete the Online Application indicated by the link on this page. Complete competition information is available under “The Rules” link. Due date for registration is EXTENDED TO MARCH 1, 2023! 

Cash Prizes for the Competition are:
1st Prize: $5000
2nd Prize: $3000
3rd Prize: $2000

The Steinway Society of Nashville – a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization and sponsor for the event – is hosting its fifth competition in Spring 2023, continuing thereafter on a biennial basis. A panel of noted judges will determine the winners. Competition repertoire requirements for 2023 are listed on the “Application Rules” page.



For More Info Contact: Dr. Jerome Reed at

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