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Little Lev Academy Festival 2023

PIANO SHOWCASE & COMPETITION

Proudly Supported by Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University

FESTIVAL DATES

30 June 2023 – 2ND July 2023

For Teachers, Parents and Young Pianists Aged 6 - 12

Applicants must be residing in Queensland only

Attendance tickets onsale 17 April 2023

Little Lev Academy Festival Piano Showcase & Competition will be a 3 day event held at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University.

 

FESTIVAL FEATURES

  • Festival Opening & Recital - Professor Albert Tiu, Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, Singapore (International Mentor and Judge)

  • Finals of Little Lev Piano Showcase and Competition

  • Feedback from Judges

  • Professor Albert Tiu Masterclass

  • ‘Open Mic’ performance opportunities

  • Teachers Forum

  • Concert of Winners & Awards Ceremony

  • Socialising drinks and networking

 

COMPETITION & JUDGING

Little Lev Academy Festival Piano Showcase & Competition will be judged by distinguished panel of International and Queensland musicians.

The Panel will be led by Professor Albert Tiu, courtesy of Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, and Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University

 

ENTRANTS CATEGORIES

 

Category 1 – ages 6 to 7 (as of 1 July 2023)

Category 2 – ages 8 to 9 (as of 1 July 2023)

Category 3 – ages 10 to 12 (as of 1 July 2023)

 

 

AUDITIONS and APPLICATIONS

Auditions will be conducted via good quality video recording, submitted to Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition Website www.lev-vlassenko.com

 

Application page will be available early in 2023

 

Audition Dates:

15 March 2023 - Final date for Applications and video recording submissions

15 April 2023 – Announcement of results

 

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS

 

Category 1 (ages 6 to 7)

Own choice Repertoire up to 5 minutes duration

 

Category 2 (ages 8 to 9)

Own choice Repertoire up to 6 minutes duration

 

Category 3 (ages 10 to 12)

Own choice Repertoire up to 7 minutes duration 

 

REPERTOIRE REQUIREMENTS

Finalists will be required to perform the following repertoire:

 

Category 1 (ages 6 to 7)

Program of up to 7 minutes duration to include:

  • Bach 2 or 3 Part Invention

  • Virtuoso study

  • Own choice piece (s)

 

Category 2 (ages 8 to 9)

Program of up to 10 minutes duration which will include:

  • Bach 3 Part Invention or French Suite movement or movements

  • Virtuoso study 

  • Own choice piece (s)

 

Category 3 (ages 10 to 12)

Program of up to 12 minutes duration which will include:

  • Bach Prelude and Fugue from Well-Tempered Clavier ( Books 1 or 2) or

  • Bach English Suite movement or movements

  • Virtuoso study

  • Own choice piece (s)

 

MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON!

The Lev Vlassenko Piano Academy gratefully acknowledges the support of Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University

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