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NZ JUNIOR PIANO COMPETITION 2020 - Final Round & Closing Function

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Auckland, 1051

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Six of New Zealand's finest young pianists will compete in the Final Round of the biennial NZ Junior Piano Competition 2020.

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NZ Junior Piano Competition 2020 - Final Round & Closing Function

Finalists (in order of performance):

Six finalists will be announced at the conclusion of the Semi-Final Rounds on Friday 2 October. Join us at the Closing Function shortly after the Final Round performances and Prize-giving.

PRIZES:

  • 1st Prize - $2,000 + Solo Recital opportunity supported by Lewis Eady + Performance opportunity supported by Bach Musica NZ
  • 2nd Prize - $1,000
  • 3rd Prize - $500
  • Other finalists - $200
  • Best Performance of a Classical Sonata - $500 (Donated by Auckland Branch IRMTNZ)
  • Best Performance of a New Zealand Composition - $250 (Donated by SOUNZ)

Adjudicator - Richard Mapp

Celebrated New Zealand pianist and pedagogue, Richard Mapp is this year's NZ Junior Piano Competition Adjudicator.

Richard held has performed extensively across the United Kingdom, Europe, North America, and Australasia. He returned to New Zealand in 1991 and has since co-founded the Bay of Islands Arts Festival, toured for Chamber Music New Zealand, and performed as a concerto soloist with all major orchestras including the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. He has appeared as chamber music partner with many leading musicians in the country, including the New Zealand String Quartet.

Richard has taught piano at the University of Waikato, the University of Canterbury, and the Massey Conservatorium of Music in Wellington. He currently teaches piano at Te Kōkī New Zealand School of Music at Victoria University of Wellington and the Nelson Centre of Musical Arts.

There will be a professional photographer on site to capture unforgettable musical moments, which may be used by Lewis Eady and the Lewis Eady Charitable Trust to promote future events and other services. If you wish not to be photographed, please notify the Front of House staff or the Competition Committee prior to the event.

NZ JUNIOR PIANO COMPETITION 2020

Join 16 of New Zealand's finest young pianists on a musical journey of a lifetime at the NZ Junior Piano Competition 2020. Since 2014, NZJPC has become an indispensable platform for young New Zealand pianists* to perform at a national standard, receive valuable masterclasses from industry professionals, and connect with fellow pianists.

The biennial NZ Junior Piano Competition gives New Zealand pre-tertiary pianists the opportunity to compete for prizes totalling over $4,000. From submitted DVD auditions, the NZJPC Preliminary Adjudicator will select up to 16 students to participate in the competition. Competitors perform a 20-minute recital programme of their choice with at least three musical periods included. Only 6 competitors are selected by the 2020 Adjudicator to compete in the Final Round held on Sunday 4 October. *For the full rules and regulations, visit www.lect.co.nz/nzjpc-2020

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75 Great South Road

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Auckland, 1051

New Zealand

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