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11th Bösendorfer and Yamaha USASU International Piano Competitions

January 6-12, 2025

About Piano Competition

The Bösendorfer and Yamaha USASU International Piano Competitions held at the ASU School of Music has been established as one of the top piano competitions in the nation and the world, with prizes including over $50,000 of cash awards, recordings, engagements and recital performance opportunities for our top winners around the globe.

Our competition panel of judges includes some the world most outstanding pianists. All competition rounds are open to the public.


AZ FOX10 News interview, Jan. 3, 2023

Press Release Dec. 27, 2022

ASU School of Music, Dance and Theatre to host international piano competition

Dmytro Choni, 2019 Bösendorfer 1st place winner,  wins bronze medal at the 2022 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition

Arizona PBS March 4, 2019

Series of piano competitions comes to Arizona State University

Press Release 12-26-2018

ASU School of Music to host prestigious Bösendorfer and Yamaha USASU  International Piano Competitions

Honorary Advisory Board

Sulamita Aronovsky, UK
Jaime Ingram, Panama
Jerome Lowenthal, USA
Garrick Ohlsson, USA
Menahem Pressler, USA
Pnina Salzman, Israel, in memoriam