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Rönisch Auckland Secondary Schools Piano Competition

Applications due Friday 14 September 5pm. 

Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra is proud to present the 11th annual Rönisch Auckland Secondary Schools Piano Competition. The competition is open to all secondary schools in Auckland. Each school may nominate one student representative at Grade 8 level or above to compete for the prestigious title of Auckland’s top secondary school pianist.

Established in 2008, the competition encourages excellence in piano playing and has become a rite of passage for many emerging young artists who have gone on to start international careers.

The competition is presented alongside Patron and competition founder, Bryan Sayer, with the support of the University of Auckland School of Music and Raye Freedman Arts Centre. Prize money is kindly donated by Warren Sly of Sly’s Pianos.

Please consult the information sheet for full application criteria and submit your application via the online form below.

Rönisch Auckland Secondary Schools Piano Competition 2018

School Details
Competitor's Details

Parent / Guardian Contact (if different from above)
Competitor's Musical Background
Please submit a short biography detailing your musical background and any significant achievements. This may include academic achievements as well as musical achievements.
Please enclose a recent photo
Please list each piece and timing. Provide the full name of composer and title of work. Include movement details where applicable. Maximum programme time is 20 minutes. Please enter details in the following format where possible: eg: MOZART, Sonata in B-flat major, K. 333, movt. 1 [5 mins 30 secs].
APO will invoice the school for payment upon receipt of the entry.
Competitor's Consent




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