2019 – 2020 National Concerto Competition

Competition Update ….

Please see below for the latest information on the Competition. Entries have closed and we have 17 Pianists! You will find links to:

  • Newsletter “Reminder”
  • Rehearsal Schedule
  • Preliminary Schedule
  • Information Pack for Contestants






Entries for the Competition open on Monday 15th July 2019.  Entries close on Friday 11th October 2019 and entry fee is $100.00.   Late entries accepted up until Friday 18th October 2019 with an additional cost of $10.00. 

Dates for the first stage of the Competition are set out belowVenue for the Rehearsals, Preliminaries and Semi-Final is the The Piano, 156 Armagh Street, Christchurch

Rehearsal: Thursday 5th December 2019 (morning/afternoon sessions)
Preliminaries: Thursday 5th December 2019 (late afternoon/evening sessions)

Preliminaries: Friday 6th December 2019 (morning sessions)
Semi-Final: Friday 6th December 2019 at 7.00 p.m.

Please note: Depending of number of entries the above sessions are subject to change. These will be confirmed in late October when all the entries are in.

Please see attached PDF for the “Rules and Conditions of entry.


We have introduced an Online Entry Form this year. Before you fill this in YOU MUST READ THE “RULES AND CONDITIONS” above.


If you require any further information or clarification at this time, please email: secretary@musiccanterbury.co.nz.

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