2016 UTEP Piano Competition


The University of Texas at El Paso




The University of Texas at El Paso Department of Music is pleased to announce its third, 2016 UTEP Piano Competition.




Info and Rules




Required Rep.


Final Round Procedures












Fringe Activities


Prizes and Awards









ÁApplication deadline is Friday, December 18th, 2015.

After application materials are received and screened,

a pool of no more than five finalists per category will be selected.

Finalists will be notified of their status by

Monday, January 4th, 2016.



The UTEP Piano Area will determine specific performance and rehearsal times

 for Friday and Saturday, January 29th and 30th, 2016 for each finalist

and notify the finalists about those times by Friday, January 15th, 2016.



Final Rounds are on Friday, January 29th, 2016 (High School)

and Saturday, January 30th, 2016 (Collegiate) at UTEP

and will be open to the public.



Finalists will perform for an invited panel of judges. Decisions of the judges are final and may not be challenged. All finalists will receive written comments from the judges and may discuss their performance with the judges after the winners are announced and the competition is over.



Announcement of all awards will follow an artistsŐ recital, free and open to the public, taking place on Saturday, January 30th, 1:00 PM.