United Kingdom Division

Young Artist Category: Group E (Ages 8-9)

Silver Award: Leo Ziyu Bu

Young Artist Category: Group D (Ages 10-11)

Gold Award: Adalynn Viktoria Du-Buk

Young Artist Category: Group C (Ages 12-13)

Gold Award:Jerry Liu

Young Artist Category: Group B (Ages 14-15)

Gold Award:Florence Niu

Young Artist Category: Group A (Ages 16-17)

 Silver Award:Caden Cheong; Anthony Zemsky

Professional Artist Category Group C (Ages 10-13)

Gold Award:Matthea Zhao

Professional Artist Category Group B (Ages 14-17)

Gold Award:Phoebe Papandrea

Silver Award:Anthony Zemsky

Professional Artist Category Group A (Ages 18-32)

 Gold Award: Lin Deng

Silver Award:Moyang Tian;Kai Chit Jack Wong

UK National Live Round Prizes

Professional Artist Category Group A Winner: £300, plus a recital at the St. Marys Perivale, London
Professional Artist Category Group B/C Winners: £150
Young Artist  Category Group A-B Winners: £100
Young Artist Category Group C-F Winners: Certificates of awards     

Application Deadline

Preliminary Round:Friday 26 April 2024 (11:59pm, GMT)

National (Semi-Final) Recording and Live Round:Friday 3 May 2024 (11:59pm, GMT)

Repertoire: Please check out the general information page. 

  • Collegiate students (piano performance major) are exempt from the preliminary round and apply directly to the national round.  
  • First study pianists from UK special music schools and conservatories are exempt from the preliminary round, please apply to participate in the national round directly.
  • Candidates who made to the 2023 final round are qualified to proceed directly to the UK National Round
  • Every participant in preliminary round will receive digital certificate and comments from the judge.   

Application Fees

Preliminary Round

All categories – £15

National (Semi-Final) Live Round

Young Artist Category Group C-F – £40
Young Artist Category Group A-B – £50
Professional Artist Category B/C – £60
Professional Artist Category A – £70
Chamber Music Category – £55

National (Semi-Final) Online Round

Young Artist Category Group A-F £30
Professional Artist Category B/C – £40
Professional Artist Category A – £50
Chamber Music Category – £35

                                                        Final Round 

We will be in touch to schedule your performance date and time

Final RoundJuly 6th -7th (In-person)

Location: University of Kansas , Murphy Hall

Online Finalists: June 20th-30th, 2023
For finalists who participate virtually, the IPPA Conero team will schedule a performance time with them. Available times will fall between June 20th -30th. No pre-recording allowed, it will be a live performance. 

Application fee: 150 USD for Young Artist Category/ 180 USD for Professionals and Chamber  group
Online Application Fee: 100 USD

Hosted by: International Piano Professionals Association

Supported by:  University of Kansas, School of Music