July 16, 2014

The American Jazz Pianist Competition

Atlantic Music Center is a very proud supporter of the American Jazz Pianist Competition, a piano competition open to entrants aged 15-25.  (www.americanjazzpianistcompetition.org)

The Competition is intended to increase the exposure of jazz music to a wide range of people in all age groups, especially with a focus on younger people. In addition, the hope is to motivate students to study jazz piano and pursue full or part-time careers in jazz related entertainment. It is expected that the Competition will demonstrate the inherent artistic qualities of jazz as a unique and imaginative American musical genre, and increase the interest and enjoyment of jazz by more of the music-loving population.

Awarding a Grand Prize valued at over $10,000, the competition will be hosted by Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, FL November 1-2, 2014.

Contestants can download the Application Package from the American Jazz Pianist Competition web site (www.americanjazzpianistcompetition.org/enter) and submit their music files electronically.

Deadline for entry is September 15, 2014.

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