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Piano Keys

A: Young Talent
7-11 years

Age: 7-11

Are you between the ages of 7 and 11? The IPM 2024 Tbilisi Piano Competitions are here to celebrate the talent and hard work of our IPM students.


How to Participate:

  • Register as an active participant in the IPM Tbilisi Festival.

  • Stick to the age requirements for your category.

  • Get ready to compete with pianists from around the world for a chance to shine at the prestigious Gala Concert.

Application Process:

  • Please submit a YouTube video recording as part of your application and perform a Free Solo repertoire.

  • Duration: Your video submission should be a minimum of 07 minutes in length.

  • Your videos will determine your acceptance to the IPM Tbilisi Festival and your eligibility for the competitions.

Competition Details:

  • Preselected candidates will compete in one round at the Tbilisi Conservatoire Recital Hall.

Rules and Regulations:

  • By participating, you agree to follow all rules and regulations.

  • The Jury's decisions on prizes are final and cannot be appealed.

Prizes & Awards

Grand Prix: $200

Three prizes will be awarded, and one Grand Prix winner will be selected to perform at the Gala Concert.


Free repertoire, maximum 10 minutes total


By agreeing to participate, students are accepting all of the rules and regulations stated above.

  1. The latest information about the competition is available on our website.

  2. IPM will review all applications in confidence.

  3. The competition is open to participants of all nationalities.

  4. Candidates may compete in only one category solo A, B or C and could as well participate in the Concerto competition D (Aged 12-28).

  5. The jury may choose not to award some prizes or split them as appropriate. Their decisions are final, and the grades (1-100) are based on technical and artistic aspects, with an average score calculated.

  6. All prize winners in each category will be promoted on IPM's social media platforms and may be promoted for future engagements or accomplishments.

  7. Candidates grant IPM the right to record, reproduce, and distribute their video submissions by participating in the competition.

  8. Competitors must indefinitely relinquish all recording, broadcasting, and distribution rights to IPM. Candidates agree to release all rights regarding the future use of their video submissions by completing the official entry form. By participating in the competition, competitors permit IPM to stream their video submissions on our YouTube channel and use them on their social media channels for promotional purposes.

  9. Participants must be available for any promotional matters related to the competition.

  10. Only main prize winners may use the title of laureate of the IPM Competition & Prizes.

  11. All jury members will sign IPM Competition & Prizes Award Certificates.

  12. IPM staff reserve the right to modify the competition rules at any time and may request additional information from any candidate.

  13. To avoid disqualification without the right of appeal, please comply with the competition regulations.

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