The 2024 EPTA UK National Piano Competition Series Starts this Month!

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Ten regional competitions will take place this month and next in Lancashire, Newcastle upon Tyne, Swansea, Cambridge, Kent, Manchester, Norfolk, Yorkshire, Essex and London. Pianists up to the age of 25 are invited to submit two or more contrasting pieces. The winners will go on to compete in the semifinals in March and April, and the semifinalists will compete in the finals in late April/Early June. Click here to see specific details on repertoire, rules, categories and classes. You can find the application form here.

Dates and Locations

EPTA Lancashire | Sunday 28 January 2024
Museum Theatre, Rossall School, Fleetwood, FY7 8JW
Adjudicator: Benjamin Powell
Deadline: 14 January 2024
Enquiries: Yvette Price

EPTA North East | Saturday 3 February 2024
Jesmond United Reformed Church, Burdon Terrace, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 3AE
Adjudicator: John Treherne
Deadline: 20 January 2024
Enquiries: Andrew Higgins

EPTA Swansea | Saturday 3 February 2024
Coach House Pianos, 878 Carmarthen Road, SA5 8HR
Adjudicator: Anthony Williams
Deadline: 21 January 2024
Enquiries: Hyelim Morris

EPTA Cambridge | Sunday 4 February 2024

Gonville and Caius College
Adjudicator: Michael Young
Deadline: 20 January 2024
Enquiries: Ilga Pitkevica

EPTA Kent | Sunday 4 February 2024
39 Ashford Road, Maidstone, ME14 5DP
Adjudicator: Beate Toyka
Deadline: 21 January 2024
Enquiries: Nancy Litten

EPTA Manchester | Sunday 4 February 2024
Forsyth Brothers Limited, 126 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 2GR
Adjudicator: Graham Scott
Deadline: 22 January 2024
Enquiries: Murray McLachlan

EPTA Norfolk | Saturday 10 February 2024
Gresham’s School, Cromer Rd, Holt, NR25 6EA
Adjudicator: Paul Harris
Deadline: 26 January 2024
Enquiries: Benjamin Howell

EPTA Yorkshire | Sunday 11 February 2024
The Clothworkers Centenary Hall, University of Leeds School of Music, Cavendish Road, LS2 9JT
Adjudicator: Joanna Garcia
Deadline: 25 January 2024
Enquiries: Simon Burgess

EPTA Essex | Saturday 17 February 2024
Brentwood School, CM15 8EE
Adjudicator: Christian Dawson
Deadline: 31 January 2024
Enquiries: Sharon Goodey

EPTA London | Saturday 24 February 2024
Peregrine’s Pianos, 137A Grays Inn Road, WC1X 8TU
Adjudicator: TBD
Deadline: 10 February 2024
Enquiries: Administrator