The winner will be able to choose between two Kawai models - the K-15 acoustic piano or the CA98 digital piano worth £3,444.
Plus, the winning entry will also be published in the Scores section of a future issue of Pianist. Our in-house pianist Chenyin Li will record the composition for the CD. The winner will be interviewed by Pianist editor Erica Worth.
Dimensions: 110cm (h), 149cm (w), 59cm (d)
Soundboard: Solid Spruce
Pedals: 3 - middle pedal operates the celeste rail
Finishes: Ebony polished, white polished, mahogany polished
Made in: Indonesia
Action: – Grand Feel II
Sound Source: – SK-EX Rendering
Sound mode: – Harmonic Imaging XL
Voices: – 88
Polyphony: – 256
USB record and play
Bluetooth MIDI and Audio
Soundboard speaker system
5” LCD Touchscreen
John Kember, Composer
Erica Worth, Editor, Pianist
Nigel Scaife, Music Educator
View specific terms below for full information.
Entries must be submitted online as a digital PDF or a legible scan of a handwritten manuscript.
You can reside anywhere in the world and can be any age, nationality, and of any profession. However, you cannot derive your income from composing.
Note: For a non UK winner the piano will be forwarded to an international shipping company (to be notified by the winner), and all arrangements and costs thereafter will be between the winner and the shipping company.
Style and length of arrangement
Your composition can be in any style you like. It should be written for solo piano and for any level (easy, intermediate, advanced). The length should not exceed 64 bars. Entries must be submitted online as a digital PDF or a legible scan of a handwritten manuscript.
Format of composition
- You MUST upload your composition in PDF format.
-You can compose in any software programme you wish (Sibelius, Finale etc), but make sure to convert it into a pdf file before sending it in.
-If you compose straight on to manuscript paper, remember to make it legible. All you will then need to do is scan it before submitting it.
£25 per entry.
Deadline for entries
Sunday 1 December 2019. Winner will be notified in January 2020.