For participants 13 and younger by the first day of the festival.
Students may enter with a solo piece between 4 and 8 minutes in duration written for their instrument with or without accompaniment. The competition will be held during the first 2-3 days of MPF, and participants will compete without piano accompaniment. Memorization is strongly recommended.
If you would like to enter the Little Masters Competition, please be prepared to provide the title and movement of your piece, the complete spelling of the composer's name, the duration of the movement, and a scanned PDF score of any accompaniment on the registration form upon acceptance to the Festival.
Winners of the Little Masters Competition will receive a professional video recording of their performance, a winner’s certificate, and music scholarships to attend MPF in the following year.
NOTE: Past first prize winners of this competition cannot participate the competition again.
All the participants will receive a participation certificate.