Pianists of all ages and abilities are able to choose from a wide range of competitive classes, offering different styles of music. There are also non-competitive classes for young beginners
All classes are own choice and include graded classes, Repertoire, Classical, Romantic, Baroque and Jazz. There is also a twenty minute Recital class and the prestigious Concerto class. We also offer Own Composition and an Adult Beginners’ class together with a number of duet and trio classes
The WESTERN DAILY PRESS CHALLENGE TROPHY and cash prize of £100
will be awarded to the outstanding young pianist aged 13 and under.
The PIANO SHOP, BATH SALVER and cash prize of £100
will be awarded to the pianist nominated by a panel of adjudicators as ‘the outstanding young pianist of the year.’ The decision is based on overall performance in at least three classes and/or a repertoire class.
Classes take place in the Bath Guildhall on Monday 12th March and Tuesday 13th March.
The winner of the Concerto class will play again at the Classical Music evening on Wednesday 14th March, competing for the Premier Award of the Festival.
Please see syllabus for appropriate class number and time limit