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Online Competition
Entry Closing Date: 30 November 2021



The 1st International Chopin Piano Competition South Africa will provide young and professional pianists with the opportunity to develop their professional careers through the inspiration of Frédéric Chopin’s music. Under the leadership of Congyu Wang, our artistic director, this competition will significantly contribute professional development of young and upcoming pianists across the world.

Competition dates:

· Application Closing Date:

  30 November 2021


· Online performances



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Congyu Wang

(Artistic Director)

One of the most outstanding Polish pianists and professors, laureate of five international piano competitions. He completed piano studies at the Frederick Chopin Music University in Warsaw in the..(Read More)

Hailed as a “complete musician – a sensitive artist and an extremely talented young pianist”, Congyu Wang is an internationally renowned soloist who has garnered acclaim as a recitalist, accompanist and..  

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The South African pianist and Steinway Artist Ben Schoeman won several awards, including the first grand prize in the 11th UNISA International Piano Competition, Pretoria (2008), the gold medal in the Royal.. 

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After winning the First Prize at the Birmingham International Piano Competition and being the grand final winner of the year 2015 of all the music colleges in London – Royal College of Music, Royal..

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