Annual Piano Marvel YouTube Competition
Ages 19 and younger
Ages (See details below)
2018 Piano Marvel YouTube Competition
Create a video recording of yourself performing a piece from the Piano Marvel music library. Upload the video to YouTube and submit the YouTube link to your video for a chance to win a cash prize!
Video Submission Rules:
- The performer’s torso, arms, hands and head must be seen in the video.
- Videos must have clear audio of the performance and the audio may not be edited in any way unless submitting the video for the composition category.
- Elementary bracket entrants must be ages 5-7 or 8-10 as of February 28, 2018. Middle School bracket entrants must be ages 11-13 as of February 28, 2018, High School bracket entrants must be ages 14-19 as of February 28, 2018. Composition Bracket entrants must be 19 and under as of February 28, 2018 and must be enrolled in high school. Students competing in the wrong age bracket will not be included in the competition.
- All performance pieces must come from the Piano Marvel Repertoire/Music library unless submitting for the composition category. Click here to see the Piano Marvel music library. We recommend that you select your performance pieces now and start prepairing them.
- If you enter as an ensemble, at least one of the performers must be 19 years of age or younger.
- Compositions for the composition contest must be written entirely by the student.
- If a person or group wants to submit a second performance or composition, they must submit a second registration form and pay a separate registration fee. Ensemble performances need only pay one registration fee per performance regardless of the number of performers.
- Providing false information about age or identity will disqualify participants from this and future competitions.
Video Upload Formatting
When uploading the video to YouTube, please use to following format for the YouTube title.
Piano Marvel Competition 2018 (Performer/s) playing ‘Title’ by Composer
Example: Piano Marvel Competition 2018 (Gabe Slade and Anna Slade) playing ‘Winter Leaves’ by Aaron Garner
All finalists and winners will be posted on the Music Marvel website with their videos. Finalists will be posted on March 9, 2018. Winners will be announced on March 16, 2018. Cash prizes will be awarded shortly after.
If you are participating in the competition with the help of your piano teacher, you need to register and submit your video with their help.
If you are a teacher, contact Piano Marvel for instructions on how to submit registrations for your student group.
If you are participating independantly, please return to this page between January 1, through January 30, 2018 to submit your registration.
We are excited for you to join us for this competition. We look forward to hearing your performance!
Registration Opens: January 1, 2018
Registration Deadline: January 31, 2018
Video Submission Deadline: February 28, 2018
Registration Fee: $12 USD per entry
Watch our finalist videos from previous competitons!
REGISTRATION DEADLINE (JAN 31)
VIDEO SUBMISSION DEADLINE (FEB 28)