Piano Festival

Saturday, February 19, 2022

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First Place: Four-Year, Renewable Piano Scholarship to Truman State University
including full tuition plus room and board (at the average two-person room rate*)
Second Place: Four-Year, Renewable $1,000 Piano Scholarship to Truman State University
All scholarships are renewable for eight semesters in total.
(*The room and board rate is calculated using the standard two-person room rates in
Truman’s available residence halls, excluding West Campus Suites.)


High-school seniors who are interested in pursuing a degree in music with piano as their primary instrument are eligible.
Entrants must also have already applied for admission to Truman State University before January 15, 2022.
Entrants must not have reached their 21st birthday by Jan. 1, 2022.
Students who have already begun a college degree are not eligible.
Awards must be accepted by May 1, 2022, and winners must be enrolled as full-time students no later than the fall of 2022.
A minimum 3.0 grade-point average (on a 4.0 scale) must be maintained for annual renewal of the scholarship,
and the student must continue to major in piano (B.M. with Piano Performance Emphasis Group,
B.A. Music General with piano as the major applied instrument, or B.A. Music Pre-Certification with piano as the major applied instrument).


One Baroque or Classical work
One Romantic, Impressionistic, or Contemporary work
Single movements may be chosen.
A sight reading component is required. This requirement will be used in determining general admission to the program.
All music must be memorized, and only solo works will be accepted (no concerto movements).
One copy of the music with measure numbers must be provided for the judge if invited to compete in the final auditions.


All students in the Piano Fellowship Competition must submit a digital video recording of the required repertoire (for example,
an .mp4 file uploaded to YouTube or shared via Google Drive, etc.; please call for assistance) emailed to
dmckamie@truman.edu on or before January 15, 2022.   The repertoire performed in the final audition must be
the same as the preliminary audition repertoire.  The audio quality of the recording can be a factor that the judges consider.

Entries must be submitted by January 15, 2022.

If selected to perform in the final auditions, entrants will be notified of the exact time of their solo performance,
as well as their sight-reading audition, no later than February 1, 2022.


Preliminary Auditions: Truman State University Piano Faculty
Final Auditions: Dr. Ilia Radoslavov, Illinois Wesleyan University Piano Faculty
The judges reserve the right to withhold any prize if, in their opinion, no pianist qualifies.
The decision of the judges is final.

Truman State University
39th Annual Piano Festival 2022
Kirksville, Missouri


Dr. Ilia Radoslavov
Festival Guest Artist Recital
Friday, February 18
7:30 pm
Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall

Master Class with Dr. Radoslavov
Saturday, February 19
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall
featuring Truman Piano Majors

Final Auditions

Truman Piano Fellowship Awards
Saturday, February 19
1:30 p.m.
Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall

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