PianoLink International Amateurs Competition 2020

first edition of the contest for amateur pianists, dedicated to all piano lovers.

PianoLink Music Association, in cooperation with Yamaha Music Europe – branch Italy – and Cremona Musica International Exhibitions and Festival, announces the first edition of PianoLink International Amateurs Competition for amateur pianists, dedicated to all piano lovers.

First prize: annual piano and orchestra workshop in Europe
winners concert in Milan and San Pietroburgo

The competition will be held Online from July 15th, 2020 (Eliminatory Round) and successively in Cremona on September 26th 2020 (Final Round) and in Milano in June 2021 (Winner’s Concert).

The members of the Jury are globally renowned pianists and exponents of the international musical world.

  • Jeffrey Swan (USA), Pianist – Chairman of the Jury
  • Alexander Romanovsky (Ucraina), Pianist
  • Eric Schoones (Netherlands), Pianist, Musicologist, Director of Pianist Magazine
  • Bruno Monsaingeon, (France) Director, Musicologist
  • Alberto Nosè (Italy), Pianist


All amateur pianists of every country and origin born before September 1st, 1990, who have never been professional pianists, are admitted. The candidates may have obtained any type of Diploma in Piano Performance, only if unrelated to their past or current professional activity. By amateur pianist it is meant anyone who enjoys their pianistic activity outside of their professional field. Pianists who entertain a professional career in music teaching, composition or performance, even if with other instruments, are excluded from the Competition.

info and application: www.pianolink.it/amateurs-competition