Music Department

Piano Competition

Edvard Grieg (for 2016)

The competition is open to all young pianists between the age of 11-18 years old. All previous "First Prize" winners may not compete until eligible for the next level. Check back in the spring for information about the 2016 Piano Competition!  

2016 Competition Details

Edvard Grieg

When: Sunday, September 25, 2016

Where: Wilmot Hall of Music, Nazareth College Arts Center

Application deadline: August 26, 2016 by 5:00 p.m.

  • Apply online or download the application.
  • Each contestant will receive a confirmation and audition time by September 11, 2016.
  • Applications can be sent to: Nazareth College, Music Department, 4245 East Avenue, NY 14618

Registration fee: A registration fee of $30 (non-refundable) must accompany each application.

Payment: Please make check payable to: Nazareth College Music Department  -- Piano Competition. 

For more information: Please call the Music Department at 585-389-2700. Any questions regarding repertoire should be directed to Dr. Jacob Ertl at 585-389-2696.


Senior Category
Junior Category

Winners Recital

Senior Category
Junior Category

Past Winners


Past Winners

    Senior Category: Alexi Aceto
    Junior Category: Sherrie Wang
    Senior Category: Kate Blaine
    Junior Category: Raymond Feng
    2015 Piano Competition Winners