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INIPC Irina Nenartovich Internet Piano Competition

This popular internet piano competition with two competitive and one non-competitive category is open to pianists of all ages and offers an opportunity to take part without leaving the comfort of your own home. The competition runs twice a year and you are welcome to apply now for:

For the Autumn competition:
Application deadline 1 November
Video submission deadline 21 November 2018

For the Spring competition:
Application deadline 3 April 2019
Video submission deadline 23 April 2019

Awards

$350 Grand Prize (memorisation required)
$100 Gold Award

All performers will receive a certificate and written comments

Elena Cobb Star Prize – Perform at the Royal Albert Hall

Candidates who performed piano pieces published by EVC Music and won in their category will be invited to perform at the Elena Cobb Star Prize Event at the Royal Albert Hall Elgar Room on 4 April 2019. Please read Andrew Eales’s review for the event at PIanodao.com and visit the page with the highlights of this year’s event.

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Contact

For general inquiries, to send applications and submit videos, please email irinanenartovich@gmail.com.

Repertoire

For all categories, candidates must select:
1. One piece from the suggested Repertoire List by Irina Nenartovich.
2. One piece either by the Classical or Modern composers such as Bartok, Shostakovich and Prokofiev.

Memorisation is generally not required.

All scores must be original. Arrangements will not be accepted.

To Buy Scores

Pieces published by EVC Music have URL links which will take you to the publisher’s website where you will be able to order the music. Click to order >.

Pieces which are not published by the EVC Music can be acquired directly from the composer, email irinanenartovich@gmail.com.

Application

Application email must include students’ names, age, repertoire with timing and confirmation of the registration fee transfer and sent to irinanenartovich@gmail.com.

We only accept videos downloaded on YouTube.

 Registration Fees

Autumn Competition
1st and 2nd Categories
– $55 early registration before 1 July 2018
– $65 after 1 July 2018
3rd Category (non-competitive group)
– $45 deadline 1 November 2018

1. CATEGORY

Under 6 years

Irina Nenartovich Repertoire List:
1. Morning and Rain from Eight Easy Pieces can be played as a suite
2. In The Woods, from Eight Easy Pieces  
3. Invention 
Time limit up to 5 minutes 

8 years or younger

Irina Nenartovich Repertoire List:
1. Song without Words Nr 1, from the Album For The Young (EVC Music)
2. Song Without Words Nr 3
3. Mary’s Garden
4. Fifths
5. Valse, from the Eight Easy Pieces
Time limit up to 8 minutes

10 years or younger

Irina Nenartovich Repertoire List:
1. Gavotte, from the Album For The Young (EVC Music)
2. Donkey Ride, from the Album For The Young (EVC Music)
Time limit up to 10 minutes

11 years or younger

Irina Nenartovich Repertoire List:
1. From The Frogs’ Diary
Time limit up to 11 minutes

13 years or younger

Irina Nenartovich Repertoire List:
1. Matryoshka, from the Album For The Young (EVC Music)
2. Walking With Rain
Time limit up to 12 minutes

15 years or younger

Irina Nenartovich Repertoire List:
1. Limerick
2. Adventures Of Kolobok, from the Album For The Young (EVC Music)
3. Scherzo, from the Album For The Young (EVC Music)
Time limit up to 13 minutes

18 years or younger

Irina Nenartovich Repertoire List:
1. Prayer For Israel
2. Blessing For Journey
Both pieces above can be played as a suite
3. Intermezzo
Time limit up to 15 minutes

23 years and younger

Irina Nenartovich Repertoire List:
1. Bells
2. Cantabile
Time limit 15 minutes

2. Category

24 years and older

Variations by Irina Nenartovich
Time limit up to 18 minutes

3. Category

7 to 23 years, a non-competitive group

1st choice:
Any piece from Irina Nenartovich Repertoire List according to candidates’ age.
2nd choice:
Candidates’ own choice.
For the time limit, p
lease check your age group in Categories 1 and 2.