Wallace INTERNational Piano Festival 2018
12-15 JULY

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in association with

THE WALLACE FOUNDATION  |  THE UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND  |  LEWIS EADY CHARITABLE TRUST

Venue: The University of Auckland's, School of Music  |  6 Symonds Street, Auckland


Wallace International Piano Festival

The Wallace International Piano Festival (WIPF) presents recitals from international concert pianists, piano masterclasses and workshops, as well as the Wallace National Junior Piano Competition (WNJPC), open to pre-tertiary students around New Zealand.
The Festival is aimed at young pianists and piano enthusiasts on a national level, held from 12-15 July 2018 in a "camp-style" environment at The University of Auckland's, School of Music.

An exciting four day event for lovers of piano music!


WALLACE NATIONAL JUNIOR PIANO COMPETITION 2018

The biennial Wallace National Junior Piano Competition gives New Zealand pre-tertiary pianists the opportunity to compete for prizes totalling over $4000.  Competitors perform a 20 minute recital programme of their choice.  At least three musical periods must be included.

Six competitors are selected by the adjudicators to compete in the Competition Final at 7pm Saturday (14 July) with results announced and prizes presented following the 5pm Sunday (15 July) recital.

PRIZES:  1st $2,000  |  2nd $1000  |  3rd $500  |  Other finalists $200
Best Performance of a Classical Sonata $500 (donated by IRMT Auckland Branch)
Best Performance of a New Zealand Composition $250 (donated by SOUNZ)

Adjudicators:  Douglas Humpherys  |  TBA

 

FESTIVAL TIMETABLE:

Recitals

Venue: The University of Auckland's, School of Music
Thursday  |  12 July  |  7:30pm  |  Avan Yu (Canada)
Friday  |  13 July  |  7.30pm  |  Marta Zalbaleta
Sunday  |  15 July  |  5:00pm  |  Lixin Zheng (Christchurch) Competition Prize Giving

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MULTI-PASS TICKETS:

Festival Pass: $150
(for entry to all events)

Observation Pass: $60
(covers entry to all Masterclasses & Comp. Prelim. Rounds)


Recital Tickets:

Adult $50  |  Gold Card $40  |  Student $20

TBA

DOOR SALES* ACCEPTED FOR ALL EVENTS
*Subject to seating availability


Wallace National Junior Piano Competition

Venue: The University of Auckland's, School of Music
Thursday  |  12 July  |  9:30am - 5:00pm  |  Competition Rounds
Saturday  |  14 July  |  7:00pm  |  Competition Final (6 performers)

Competition Round Tickets:
Adult $15  |  Gold Card / Student $10


Competition Final Tickets:

Adult $50  |  Gold Card $40  |  Student $20

TBA

Masterclasses

Venue: The University of Auckland's, School of Music
Thursday  |  12 July  |  10:00am  |  1:30pm  |  Masterclass/Workshop
Friday  |  13 July  |  10:00am  |  1:30pm  |  Masterclass/Workshop
Saturday  |  14 July  |  10:00am  |  1:30pm  |  Masterclass/Workshop
Saturday  |  14 July  |  4:00pm  |  Masterclass for Competition Non-Finalists
Sunday  |  15 July  |  9:30am  |  Masterclass/Workshop

Venue: Lewis Eady Showroom (75 Great Sout Rd, Epsom)
Sunday  |  15 July  |  9:30am  |  Masterclass for Competition Finalists

Masterclass Tutors:
Douglas Humpherys  | Marta Zalbaleta  |  Avan Yu

Masterclass Tickets:
Adult $15  |  Gold Card / Student $10


FREE EVENTS

Venue: The University of Auckland's, School of Music
Friday  |  13 July  |  4:30pm  |  TBA

Venue: Lewis Eady Showroom (75 Great Sout Rd, Epsom)
Sunday  |  15 July  |  1:00pm  |  Multi-Piano Open


 

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