Marian Filice Youth Piano Competition & Music Festival


Event Date Sunday, March 6, 2016 - Winners
Event Venue Gavilan College Theater
Competition: 10:00 AM
Festival / Concert / Award Ceremony: 3:00 PM

Event Format


Junior Division :   5 to 15 minutes per performer
Senior Division : 10 to 20 minutes per performer

All contestants will audition the morning/afternoon of the competition.
Each contestant will be assigned a designated start time.

The finalists of Junior and Senior Divisions will be asked to perform during the evening award ceremony.
Judges Two judges will adjudicate the competition and will offer written constructive comments for each contestant.
Contestants will be expected to have prepared two contrasting pieces from the classical repertoire performed by memory (Baroque, Classical, Romantic, or Contemporary).
Furnish one score for the adjudicators (no photocopies).



Grades 1st place 2nd place 3rd place
9 - 12 $ 500 $ 300 $ 200
5 - 8 $ 300 $ 200 $ 100

Certificate of participation will be given to all participants.


Entry fees:       Competition: $20 per participant (non refundable)
                       Festival:        $15 per participant (non refundable)

Made payable to Gavilan College

Entry deadline: January 29, 2016

Competition is only open to those who reside in the Gavilan College service area: Hollister, Gilroy, San Juan Bautista, Morgan Hill, Coyote Creek, San Martin and South San Jose



Competition Application Form
Festival Concert Application Form
Letter to Teachers and Parents
Competition Flyer

Day of Competition Agenda






Last updated on 3/16/16
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