February 17 - February 23 2024
@ Muziekcentrum Enschede
Enschede, The Netherlands

Competition 2012

The International Piano Competition for Young Musicians is held every 2 years in Enschede.

This event is unique and is only one in International Piano Competition for young pianists in the Netherlands.

Participation is open to pianists between the ages of 10 and 20. Beside the intrinsic value of the competition it has an outstanding educational function to advance the professional development of the young pianists.

The International Piano Festival, held in the years, between competitions, organizes workshops and masterclasses,  given by prominent pianists and teachers. The competition makes it possible for its Prize winners to play solo recitals    in the Netherlands and perform with an orchestra.

Another special feature of the Competition is the opportunity to stay with host families in and near Enschede. During the competition a friendly and hospitable reception helps to create a warm atmosphere that serves a balance to the big program.

pianists passed

for group A
pianists passed

for group B


1st Prize
Schumer Prize
Hong Kong
2nd Prize
Press Prize, Audience Prize
3rd Prize


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