Young Artist Piano Competition & Masterclasses

Saturday, January 27, 2024

ECU School of Music


Senior Division



First Prize: $1000. The Eleanor Holter Award, donated by Drs. John Holter and Betty Williams of Greenville, NC, in memory of organist Eleanor Holter. First Prize may include an invitation to perform on the ECU Artist Series, Greenville, NC

Second Prize: $500. Donated by ECU School of Music Keyboard Alumna Dr. Bonnie G. Mani in memory of Gloria P. Mani and The Greenville Piano Teachers Association

Third Prize: $350. The Hopper Piano and Organ Company Award, donated by Mr. Vic Barfield of Hopper Piano and Organ Company of Raleigh, NC

Additional Rules for Senior Division

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

  • one selection from the Baroque or Classic eras
  • one selection from the Romantic or Impressionistic eras
  • one selection from the 20th or 21st centuries

Total playing time for the three selections is 15 minutes. There is no minimum time requirement. 

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