The University of Northern Iowa School of Music is thrilled to announce
the 2016 Midwest International Piano Competition,
taking place in Cedar Falls, Iowa, June 5-11. 

Junior Category

1st prize $2500
2nd prize $1500
3rd prize $1000

Senior Category

1st prize $10000
CD recording with Blue Griffin label valued at $5000.
Professional management for two years with Heartland Concert Artists (optional)
2nd prize $5000
3rd prize $2500

All semifinalists who do not advance to the finals will receive $500 each.

Please join us in celebration of this biennial event located in the heartland of the United States of America. The competition is open to outstanding pianists from around the world.

All selected competitors will perform for an internationally acclaimed jury on the Great Hall stage, graced by celebrated performances by outstanding artists such as Itzhak Perlman, Olga Kern, Garrick Ohlsson, Yeol Eum Son, Emanuel Ax, Yo-Yo Ma and more.

The event is open to the public with free admission to all rounds except the finals.

Application for the MIPC 2016 is now available.

Please email us at: if you have any questions.

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