Information for Competitive Piano Concerto

Please read the information relevant to your exam grade.

Please note:

The participant can enter ANY of the Graded Categories no matter how old he/she is, if they are 18 years, or younger (19 years for piano concertos). For example, you can be 10 years old and enter grade 2, grade 5 or any other grade, depending on your current level.

It is possible to enter the grades 1-8 and Diploma class, and/or the Free Choice classes as either a competitive, or non-competitive candidate.


Concerto Category 19 and under


This is a competitive category. Candidates are free to choose the first OR second and third movement from a concert piece. If the piece is only one movement, the whole piece should be performed. Should non UK competitors require an accompanist, please get in touch with us.   Please announce the name and composer before you play.

Audience tickets: All audience members will require a ticket. The ticket is valid only for one grade.

Conditions for Entry:
All entrants will need to agree to the following terms at the time of entry:

By submitting this entry form I confirm that on behalf of the competitor(s) I have read and accept the Competition Regulations. I can also confirm that for all competitor(s) under 18 I give (or have obtained) the necessary consents for the competitor(s) to take part in the Competition. I understand that all tickets booked are non-refundable.

By entering this competition, I agree to the following regulations:

The performance will fit within the time limits, else the performer will be stopped. Any non-syllabus pieces will not be considered in the adjudicator’s decision. Please announce your piece on the day.

Consent is given for photographs of participants to be used on our social media sites and Competition promotional materials. If you do not consent, please inform us in advance of the event by email.