CFMTA Biennial National Piano Competition

The CFMTA offers a biennial National Piano Competition in odd-numbered years, in the same location as their convention. Each province/territory is eligible to send one competitor to compete for prizes totalling $13,500 in two levels of competition.

The competition is open to students studying with a Registered Music Teacher, at the under-graduate level or lower.

CFMTA/FCAPM National Piano Competition - Baltimore 2017

Our Competitors
Our Judges

 

The Results

  • 1st place - Paul Williamson from Manitoba  $ 6,000.00
  • 2nd place - Christine Pan from Quebec $ 3,000.00
  • 3rd place - Markus Masaites from BC  $ 2,000.00

Dorothy Buckley Prize: for the best performance of a Canadian composition: $ 1,000.00
Paul Williamson from Manitoba

Marek Jablonski Prize: for the best performance of a Chopin composition: $1,000.00
Paul Williamson from Manitoba

Willard Schultz Prize: to the performer who shows the most promise overall as a performing artist, in the opinion of the jury: $1,500.00
Louisa Lu from Alberta

Willard Schultz Prize: to the performer whose reading of Baroque music best communicates the intentions of the composer, in the opinion of the jury: $1,500.00
Paul Williamson from Manitoba