— Official Rules and Application(2013) —

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1st Prize $3,000
2nd Prize $2,000
3rd Prize $1,000


The Competition is open to piano students who will be between 14 and 18 years old on September 20, 2013.  Students of any nationality may apply.  Past first prize winners are not eligible to compete.


Applicants shall audition by CD.  Applicants must submit the following byJune 1st, 2013:

Please note: Receipt applications will be acknowledged through email.  Incomplete applications will not be accepted and will not be returned.  Applications become the property of the Julia Crane International Piano Competition.

The International Jury


Judge's decisions are final.

Order of Performance

A letter of the alphabet will be drawn at random and will be used as the starting letter. Performances will be determined alphabetically from the letter chosen.

Competition repertory

CD Repertory:
Quarter-final Round:
Semi-Final Round:
Final Round:
General Considerations:

Lodging and Transportation


Blocks of rooms are reserved at two local hotels for the competition weekend. A limited number of host families are available upon request.


Meals may be purchased on campus during the competition.


Please reference our information on regional maps and area airports here.

University student guides will assist participants on campus.