The International Steinway Festival 2018

    The festival is an important biannual event sponsored by Steinway & Sons in Hamburg, Germany. Its purpose is to identify, encourage, and promote young pianists in the formative stages of their careers. In 2018, various countries will be running national level auditions to determine representatives for Hamburg. Here in Asia, the Steinway regional finals involving finalists from 8 nations promises to be one of the largest events of its kind—offering prizes and an opportunity for its 1st prize winner to appear in concert alongside representatives from several European Nations.

    When are these Asian national & regional competitions?
    In the first stage, local Steinway Representative will administer national auditions throughout the following Asian countries: Taiwan, Korea, Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam & Singapore. (Auditions in China and Japan are managed under separate auspices). Each country will select one representative who will perform in the Steinway Regional Finals.

    Steinway Malaysia Youth Piano Competition will be organized by Bentley Music Sdn. Bhd. for the 4th time. This competition is open to all citizen of Malaysia or permanent resident aged 17 and below. The participating pianist should be non professional, not playing for fees, signed to an agent or management.


    Competition Calendar :

    2017 :
    15th January     :     Registration Open.
    2018 :
    15th January     :     Registration Closes.
    24th and 25th March     :     Live Audition in Kuala Lumpur.
    April     :     Announcement of 10 Semi-Finalists.
    23rd and 24th June     :     Semi-Final and Final in Kuala Lumpur.
    July     :     4th Steinway Regional Finals Asia Pacific in Taiwan.
    September     :     International Steinway Festival in Hamburg, Germany.


    The winner of National competition will be qualified to further compete at the Steinway Regional Final Asian Pacific 2018 and the winner will be nominated to attend the bi-annual International Steinway Festival 2018 in Hamburg Germany.
















The International Steinway Festival 2018

Competition Calendar