Young Artist Piano Competition & Masterclasses

Saturday, January 27, 2024

ECU School of Music


Junior Division



First Prize: $500. The Founder’s Prize, donated by competition founder and ECU Professor Emeritus, Dr. Henry Doskey, in memory of his mother, Marguerite Doskey Hampton

Second Prize: $300. The Lalik Prize, donated by Mrs. Annemarie Lalik of Greenville, NC

Third Prize: $200. The East Carolina University Keyboard Department Prize, donated by Dr. Kerry Carlin in memory of Gladys Mae and Edwin Charles Carlin


Additional Rules for Junior Division

Contestants should prepare two solo selections, to be played from memory, chosen using the following guidelines:

  • one selection from the Baroque or Classic eras
  • one selection from a contrasting style (Romantic, Impressionistic, 20th or 21st century)

Total playing time for the two selections is 10 minutes. There is no minimum time requirement. 

Each contestant will receive the judge’s comments by email attachment.