2016 Young Artist Masterclass Competition

Oregon Chapter of the American Liszt Society

2016 Young Artist Masterclass Competition

NEW DEADLINE – October 15th, 2016 

The Oregon Chapter of the American Liszt Society is pleased to announce a statewide competition open to young pianists age 13-18. Winners will have the opportunity to perform in a masterclass by our guest artist, Dr. Alexander Tutunov, NCTM (Professor, Southern Oregon University), during our state festival Oct. 17-22. The masterclass will be Oct. 22 beginning at 5:00pm in Beall Hall at the University of Oregon. Winners will be awarded a $100 prize and 2 free tickets to the final concert of the Liszt Week – a solo piano concert celebrating the works of Franz Liszt, performed by Dr. Alexandre Dossin (Professor, University of Oregon). The Liszt Festival is a time to share a love of music and a true appreciation and understanding of the creative and historical significance of Franz Liszt. If you are interested in performing, please complete the Masterclass Young Artist Competition information (link below) and upload your video(s) to Youtube (public or private links are both acceptable). Video submissions should be completely anonymous – Youtube videos should not include the student’s or teacher’s names.

Students are encouraged to prepare works by Franz Liszt, though any selections from the Romantic Era are welcome. Performing time should not exceed 15 minutes.


Student information and links must be submitted online or via email to liszt@uoregon.edu by midnight October 15, 2016. 


The competition entry form can be found at:


There will be a $15 application fee that should be sent to:

Crystal Zimmerman
5992 Trilogy St. SE
Salem, OR 97306