Other Opportunities

The International Piano Forum

is presenting the annually awarded International German Piano Award in the Grand Hall of the Alte Oper, Frankfurt on April 9th 2018.

An award for exceptional artistic personalities and for special creativity.

The International Piano Forum - a summit of internationally acclaimed pianists, a podium for outstanding young artists from all over the globe to showcase their instrumental mastery. The International Piano Forum is the initiator of the International German Piano Award which is donated yearly. The prize money amounts to a total of € 20,000. The International German Piano Award has the objective to find and promote outstanding pianists worldwide. Yet, alone being nominated for the International German Piano Award is an honor to extraordinary talent. The following support of the nominees provides concerts at famous national and international concert halls and contacts to conductors as well as orchestras. Last but not least, the association supports the production of CDs, websites, an exclusive artist portfolio and much more.


Special Audition Announcement and Performance Opportunity

Columbia pays Tribute to Sergei Prokofiev, celebrating the centennial of Prokofiev's first concert in New York City. A concert dedicated to Prokofiev's works, and featuring winners of a live audition, will be held at Columbia University's Italian Academy on Friday, April 13, 2018.  

Auditions are open to registered MPP students in good standing. 

Requirement: an excerpt from any chamber or solo work by Sergei Prokofiev.

Winners will have the opportunity to perform at the Italian Academy on April 13th, 2018. 

Proposed audition date: Friday, November 17, 2017, 2-5 PM (subject to change)

Sign-up sheet for 10-minute slots will be available on the MPP website on November 1, 2017. 

Sponsored by Columbia Rare Books and Manuscript Library, Department of Music, Music Performance Program