The competition is open nationwide for all piano students from ages 5 – 18.

This website will provide our members with the latest information on YPCNJ s activities and events, which include competitions, recitals, and the International Musica in Laguna Festival program. 

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2023 COMPETITION SEASON SCHEDULE 

WORKSHOP RECITAL

April 22, 2023

(held at Raritan Valley Community College from 2:00 - 4:00 pm)

MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL: April 1, 2023

COMPETITION DATES FOR THE FOLLOWING DIVISIONS:

CONCERTO DIVISIONS

ENSEMBLE DIVISION

CHAMBER MUSIC DIVISION

Application Deadline and Preliminary Round: May 8, 2023

(this must include a YouTube recording)

Live Final Round:  May 21, 2023

(held at Raritan Valley Community College )

Winners' Recital: June 25, 2023 at 1:00 pm

Held at Merkin Hall at Kaufmann Center

* Le Petit Orchestre 

Winners Concert with the SOMERSET SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Held at: St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Basking Ridge

Date:  TBA

COMPETITION DATES FOR THE FOLLOWING DIVISIONS: 

SOLO DIVISION

YOUNG ARTIST DIVISION 

CYCLICAL WORK DIVISION

Application Deadline and Preliminary Round: May 22, 2023

(this must include a YouTube recording)

Live Final Round:  June 3, 2023

(held at Raritan Valley Community College )

Virtual Final Round: June 4, 2023

(via Zoom or Skype)

Winners' Recital: June 25, 2023 at 1:00 pm

Held at Merkin Hall at Kaufmann Center