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Students: Jacob Flier Piano Competition

Compete to play a debut recital in Carnegie Weill Recital Hall

The competition is open to all PianoSummer students up to age 35. 

  • 1st Prize Winner: A debut recital in Carnegie Weill Recital Hall in the following spring & an invitation to 2024 PianoSummer
  • 2nd Prize Winner: $3,000 Feltsman Piano Foundation Scholarship Award
  • 3rd Prize Winner: $2,000 Feltsman Piano Foundation Scholarship Award

Participant Requirements:

Jacob Flier Piano Competition is open to all admitted PianoSummer at New Paltz students up to age 35.

Prescreening

  • First 4 PianoSummer at New Paltz faculty lessons

First Round

  • J.S. Bach: One prelude and fugue from The Well Tempered Clavier
  • Two major works of different composers and style (at least 30-minutes)

Final Round

  • Any concerto by one of the following composers: Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Schumann, Brahms, Chopin, Liszt, Grieg, Mendelssohn, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Ravel, Saint-SaĆ«ns, Prokofiev, Gershwin, Barber, Shostakovich, Franck Symphonic Variations

2022 Winners:

  • 1st Prize winner: Jiyoung Kim, Korea
  • 2nd Prize Winner: Hyojin Shin, Korea
  • 3rd Prize Winner: Kyuree Kim, Korea
PianoSummer Presents
Jiyoung Kim, Piano

2022 Jacob Flier Piano Competition Winner

Program:
HAYDN Sonata in D Major, Hob. XVI: 42
SCRIABIN Twelve Etudes, Op. 8
RAVEL Miroirs
BARBER Piano Sonata, Op. 26

Free

Free tickets available at Carnegie Hall box office (limit 2/person)

Date
Time
Location

Saturday, March 25

7:30 p.m.

Past Winners

2022 - Jiyoung Kim

2021 - No winner

2020 - No winner

2019 - No winner

2018 - Takeshi Nagayasu

2017 - Polina Kulikova

2016 - Soyoung Choe

2015 - Ryo Kaneko

2014 - Hui Shan Chin

2013 - Ketevan Kartvelishvili

2012 - Hidemi Minagawa

2011 - Baron Fenwick

2010 - Jun Luke Foster

2009 - Joey Chang / Yinfei Wang

2008 - No winner

2007 - Timur Moustakimov

2006 - Hyung-Min Suh

 

 

2005 - Jennifer Shinyoung Ju

2004 - Alexander Beridze

2003 - Michael Berkovsky

2002 - Daniel Shleyenkov

2001 - No winner

2000 - Oxana Mihailhoff

1999 - No winner

1998 - Daria Rabotkina

Jacob Flier (1912 - 1977)

The Jacob Flier Piano Competition was established to honor this distinguished Russian pianist who taught for many years at the Moscow Conservatory and who brought up generations of prominent musicians including Vladimir Feltsman.