III Międzynarodowy Chopinowski Konkurs Pianistyczny

                                            Wiedeń 2021 



 III  International Chopin Piano Competition

    Vienna  2021             




 III  Internazionaler Chopin Klavierwettbewerb

                                   Wien  2021



 III International Chopin Piano Competition  



Rules and regulations 




1. The III International Chopin Piano Competition '' III Internazional Chopin Klavier Wetbewerb'' is Organised by the International Music Association  

''Gloria Artis'' in Vienna 


2.The Competition will be held Online to COVID-19 restrictions 


3. Winners concert will be held in Vienna on 26th of September 2021.


4. The competition is open to all pianists from any nationality .

The contestants will be grouped in 5 categories



Category I:  up to 10 years old : 


Program :


- One work by F.Chopin . 

- One work free chosen  

                              - max.  5 min -  


Category II  up to 13  years old : 




- One work by F.Chopin 

- One work free chosen 

                                  - max. 8 min - 


Category III up to 16 years old : 




- One work by F.Chopin (preferable scherzo, polonaise, mazurkas)

- One free chosen virtuosic etude (Chopin etudes are preferable ) 

- One free chosen work -

                                             max. 15 min - 


Category IV  up to 21 years old : 




- One work by F.Chopin ( Preferable scherzo, polonaise , ballade) 

- One F.Chopin etude or a virtuosistic work 

 -One work free chosen 

         - max.20 min - 


Category V - no age limit- 




- One on the following works  by F.Chopin Scherzo, Ballade, Barcarolle 

 - One F.Chopin etude.

 - One work free chosen 


-max. 25 min - 



Category ''Chopin Prize'' : open to all candidate without age limit - Financial prizes- 




-  One on the following works  by F.Chopin Scherzo, Ballade, Barcarolle , Sonata 

 - One F.Chopin Virtusic etude.  

 - One work(s) free chosen 


                                                                                              - max. 40 min- 


4. All works are presented by memory without repetition. 


5. Registration online  please attach folowing documents: 

- Document which proves your age 

- a photography 

- fee payment  


5. Registration deadline is the 30th of September 2021


6. The participation fee for the competition is 75 EUR to be transfered to our Bank account. 


 IImportant !!  Participant bears the cost of the transfer  otherwise we will send you back the transfer on your cost and cancel the application !


              You can also pay using PayPal please contact us : gloria.artis.vienna@gmail.com 



  Bank account : 

 IBAN :  AT 44 2011 1837 1673 4400




7. The participation fee is not refunded.



8. Competitors will be assessed according to the following criteria:- respecting the musical text;- technical achievement;- artistic achievement

- the interpretative personality.


9. Jury is not obliged to grant all prizes.


10.  The Jury’s decisions are final, irrevocable and non-claimable.


11. The International Music Asscociation Gloria Artis reserves the right to make any modifiactions on

rules and scheduals of the competition.


12. Participating in competition, competitors automatically disown the right for any material (financial) remuneration

regarding eventual publication and distribution of submited music video recordings and the other sent materials.


13. By sending applicaion and recordings you agree for processing your personal data for promotional purpuses of

Gloria Artis International Association in Vienna.  ​



14. By submitting your application you accept the rules and conditions of III International Chopin Piano Competition.



Recording requirments: 


►Only links to the public platform like YouTube are acepted – please do not send files to download.

►Please make sure your video is not mark as a „private”

►The full names of the the piece, the composer and the performer, must be include in the video title or description.

►All the pieces must be performed by heart

►The recording may be made using a static camera or mobile phone.

►The whole piece must be recorded in one cut.

►Videos or sound edition is not allowed.

►The whole silhouette as well as hands of the contestant must be clearly visible.

►Competitors may submit as many videos as pieces..

►The video for competition purposes can’t be made earlier than 12 months prior to the competition.









Competitors are qualified according to the average grade point of evaluations by the Jury:

Ist Prize: from 90 to 100

II Prize: from 80 to 89

III Prize: from 70 to 79

Honorable mention: 65-69 



-  Concert opputionities in Vienna for best Ist prize winners 


-  2 scholarships to participat in the Summer Piano Institute orgnized by Baylor Universtity School of music( Texas- USA) in June 2022.


- Piano Recital at Baylor University in Texas - USA - travel expenses are covered!!


- Special prizes awarded for autstanding musicianship - artistic potential. 




Chopin Prize:  


I Prize: 1000 EUR 

II Prize: 800 EUR 

III Prize: 600 EUR 





Registration form HERE.







           GALA CONCERT 


          26 September 2021


    concert hall in Klaviergalerie

          Kaiserstraße 10,

               1070 Wien, Austria