Competition Timeline2019-01-17T18:53:49+00:00

2019 Competition Timeline

February 2, 2019

  • Application deadline. All online entries must be submitted by 11:59PM (PST) on Saturday, February 2, 2019. All CDs must be postmarked by this deadline.

March 28, 2019 or before

  • Semifinalists notified by email. Semifinalists must confirm their acceptance of the invitation by return email by March 30, 2019.

March 30, 2019 or before

  • Semifinalists must confirm their participation in the 2019 Competition and return written agreements.
  • All applicants not selected as Semifinalists will receive notification of their status.

April 1, 2019

  • Semifinalists will receive copies of the 2019 Commissioned Work after confirming their acceptance.
  • Semifinalists Announced.

April 12, 2019

  • Semifinalist deadline for submitting proposed program repertoire and required scores.

May 29 – 30, 2019

  • Semifinalists arrive in San Francisco.

May 30, 2019

  • 4:00 – 7:45PM  Rehearsal with accompanist for 45 minutes.

May 31, 2019

  • 10:00AM – 2:00PM  Dress rehearsal for Semifinals program.

June 1, 2019

  • 8:30 – 10:00AM  Individual practice
  • 10:00am – 12:30PM and 1:30 – 4:00PM  Semifinals performances, followed immediately by announcement of Finalists to perform on Sunday afternoon.

June 2, 2019

  • 11:00AM – 2:30PM  Rehearsals for Finalists with accompanists.
  • 3:00 – 5:00PM  Finals performances and Awards.