The Alaska International Piano-e-Competition is held May 18-31, 2018 in Fairbanks, Alaska.
NEW: The Alaska International Piano-e-Competition is open to pianists of all nationalities who are no older than 35 years of ages as of May 18, 2018. This means that contestants must be born after May 18, 1983.
English is the official language of the competition. If you have questions regarding the rules, please refer to the English version. Please contact the competition with questions concerning the repertoire requirements and interpretation of the rules. Please read all rules and regulations carefully. It is your responsibility to make sure that your program complies with all repertoire and time requirements.
All rules and regulations are subject to change at the discretion of the Artistic Director.
Competitors must not have any other professional commitments during the e-Competition. No contestant may have any member of the jury or the Artistic Director as a principal teacher during the five year period preceding the Competition (May 18, 2013 through May 31, 2018). No relative of any juror or the Artistic Director may participate in the e-Competition. Once contestants are announced in October 2017, they are not allowed to take part in master classes or private lessons with the jury members or Artistic Director. Any violation of this rule will disqualify the pianist.
Contestants may not contact or speak with any member of the Jury, including the Artistic Director, as long as they continue to participate in the e-Competition. Any violation will disqualify the pianist.
It is the responsibility of the contestants to provide the e-Competition with a valid Social Security Number (SSN) or Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN) to receive any prize money.
Particiapns under the age of 18 must travel with accompanying adult or make arrangements with the e-Competition office.
All solo repertoire and concertos must be performed from memory.
All video, audio and MIDI recordings as well as photographs and interviews made during any of the events of the e-Competition will remain the sole property of the e-Competition and Musicians in Debut International.
Foreign contestants must obtain their own passports and visas. Alaska International Piano-e-Competition competitors admitted to the Recital Round should contact the nearest American Embassy or Consulate for advice. The contestants are responsible for the arrangements of their transportation to Fairbanks, Alaska. The twenty-four contestants who come to Fairbanks will be reimbursed of rhte cost of economy class roundrtip air fare to Fairbanks, Alaska from the country of their residence, or from any city in the U. S. A. (up to 1,000.00USD). The travel for the accompanying adult(s) will not be reimbursed. The e-Competition will reimburse qualified contestants upon their arrival to Fairbanks in May 2018.