Steinway Piano Competition 2020

For children and youth under 17 years of age

New: All participants of the Competition will receive

concert performance opportunities until the end of 2021

Total Prize Fund CHF 4'000 

Additional special prices:
"The best teacher"
"The price of virtuosity"
 "Best Performer of a Swiss Composer" 
"Best performer of a work from the classical period" 
"Best Young Artist"
Scholarships for master classes 
Concert opportunities

With the biennial Swiss Steinway Piano Competition since 2016

we have been offering children and youth a platform to enjoy an international reputation

and to open doors for young pianists.


Additional to the Competition


no age limit, all nationalities, also for non-competitors

New: Extended registration deadline Friday, 31st January 2020






Live- Preliminary Round in Zurich: Saturday, 14th and Sunday, 15th March 2020

Musikschule Konservatorium Zürich

or (new digital)

Preliminary Round with Video and Spirio | r Highend sound recording:

Lausanne: Sunday, March 1, 2020 Hug Musique Lausanne

Bern: Sunday, March 8, 2020 Steinway Piano Gallery Bern


Postpone of the digital Preliminary Round 

of Sunday, 22 March 2020 at Musik Hug Zurich

to Sunday, 28 June 2020

We offer you a new professional Video and Spirio | r Highend sound recording on a Steinway Spirio | r grand piano.



It is guaranteed an equivalent evaluation by Jury members like the Live-Preliminary Round.



The jury will then evaluate which participants have been selected as finalists

for the Competition Concert (Final) of Steinway Piano Competition 







Postpone of the Competition Concert (Final) 

of Saturday, 6th June 2020, at 17:00 O'clock

 to Saturday, 31st October 2020

Musikschule Konservatorium Zurich, Switzerland





Credo of the association "Unite Classics":

«A competition is a stage that allows you to gain experience, develop yourself further

and consolidate yourself musically, keeping in mind Pierre de Coubertin's wonderful motto:

«The essential is not to win, but to participate».




Competition schedule:

Rules and Application:

Jury members:

Roland Pröll
Pianist and ex. Professor at the Hochschule für Musik Detmold, as well as founder of the International Mozart Competition in Berlin and the International Schubert Competition in Dortmund.
William Fong
Pianist, Professor at the Royal Academy of Music and Head of Keyboard at the Purcell School for Young Musicians, one of Europe's leading specialist schools for talented young musicians.
Jun Kanno
Pianist and Jury member at many prestigious international competitions. Master classes in Europe, North and South America as well as in Asia.
Benjamin Engeli
Pianist and lecturer at the Landeskonservatorium in Feldkirch (A).
Tamara Kordzadze
Pianist and President of the Association “Unite Classics”. Her piano Class at the Zurich Conservatory has won more than 53 prizes in various international Competitions.
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Partners and support:

Presented by:

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Communication partner:

Administration and organization:


Association Unite Classics

Brandstrasse 33

8952 Schlieren/Zurich


Tel.: + 41 76 529 25 76




Tuesday and Thursday 09:00 - 12:00 o'clock

(except school and public holidays)


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