The piano competition will take place from July 14-20, 2018. Participants will compete in four rounds in Warner Concert Hall at Oberlin Conservatory of Music.
The fourth, fifth, and sixth prizes of $1,500 each and the Audience Prize of $500 will be presented at the conclusion of the Recital Final Round in Oberlin on Wednesday, July 18.
The top three finalists will compete on Friday, July 20, for first, second, and third prizes in performance of complete concerti with The Cleveland Orchestra in Severance Hall in Cleveland, Ohio. The first prize of $20,000, the second prize of $10,000, and third prize of $5,000 will be awarded that evening.* The top three competitors also will be awarded full four-year scholarships to Oberlin Conservatory, pending admission.
All Competition rounds take place in Warner Concert Hall and are free except the Concerto Finals on Friday, July 20 in Severance Hall. Please call 1-800-686-1141 for tickets.