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Carmel Klavier USA

Elena Cobb Star Prize Star Prize Carmel Klavier USA

Contemporary Composers Category

For the second year running, the committee for the Carmel Klavier International Piano Competition has selected piano works published by EVC Music for the programme and a great variety of piano pieces by our composers will be featured in the Contemporary Composers category.

Cash Prizes

Cash prizes will be awarded to the most outstanding performances of their works. Pieces by either composer may be used to enter the Contemporary Composers category (levels Elementary, Intermediate. & Advanced).

Invitation to perform at the Winners Concert at the Royal Albert Hall

And the most exciting prize of all – the winners will be invited to perform at the Winners Concert at the Royal Albert Hall in Spring 2019. Please email team@elenacobb.com for any questions and sign up for updates.

Special Jury Award

One performer from all categories will be awarded a Special Jury Award and will be invited perform at the next Elena Cobb Star Prize event at the Royal Albert Hall in London on April 4, 2019.

Carmel Klavier Rules and Regulations

For full information on Rules and Regulation for the Clavier Karmel piano competition, please click on the link Carmel Klavier 2018 Rules and regulations to download or preview the file.

Repertoire

Late Elementary to Early Intermediate
Piano Ole! by Heather Hammond
, book and digital, contemporary classical
Grooves for Piano Dudes by Heather Hammond, book and digital, Jazz, Blues
Song Without Words by Irina Nenartovich – digital score, contemporary classical
All The Fun at the Fair, book and digital score with 10 pieces, contemporary classical
Gavotte by Irina Nenartovich – digital score, contemporary classical
Intermediate
A Borders Suite by Donald Thomson, book with 5 pieces, contemporary classical
A Hebrides Suite by Donald Thomson, book with 5 pieces, contemporary classical
A Scottish Waters by Donald Thomson, book with 5 pieces, contemporary classical
From the Frog’s Diary by Irina Nenartovich – digital score, contemporary classical
Sam Wedgwood’s Project, book 2 – book and digital score, Jazz piano
Advanced
Birds by Andrew Higgins – book or digital, incl. six pieces, contemporary classical
Scherzo by Irina Nenartovich – digital score, contemporary classical
Matryoshka, Impression on a Russian Song by I. Nenartovich – digital score, contemporary classical
Adventures of the Kolobok by Irina Nenartovich – digital score, contemporary classical

Click on the title to preview and hear the pieces.

Many congratulations to the winners of the Elena Cobb Star Prize at the Carmel Klavier International Piano Competition 2017 in the United States and it was fantastic seeing you all at the Winners Recital at the Royal Albert Hall in London on April 5th, 2018.

Minerva Cao (USA)
Deva Sengun (Germany)
Victor Perez (USA)
Jude Fradillada (USA)
Julian Rodriguez (Colombia)
Lauren Lo (USA)
Christina Peng (USA)