Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts

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Wed, May 10, 20231:00 pm
Thu, May 11, 20231:00 pm
Sat, May 13, 20236:30 pm
Doors open
Half an hour before the performance
Venue
Jennifer Velva Bernstein Performance Hall
Price
FREE
Series
Special Isabel Events
  • Piano competition
    Piano

Bader & Overton Canadian Piano Competition

BADER & OVERTON CANADIAN PIANO COMPETITION May 10-13, 2023

FIRST PRIZE: The Isabel Overton Bader, Clifford Overton and Francoise Landry Prize for $20,000 CAD, a future engagement to perform a concerto with the Kingston Symphony, and a future engagement to perform a recital at the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts that will be recorded by CBC Music for national broadcast.

SECOND PRIZE: The Margaret Foster and Katherine Foster Prize for $6,000 CAD.

THIRD PRIZE: The Marion Dick Memorial Prize for $4,000 CAD.

THE BADER FAMILY AUDIENCE PRIZE: $1,000 CAD.

The competition will be accepting applications starting September 6, 2022 at https://app.getacceptd.com/theisabel

APPLICATION DEADLINE:   December 5, 2022

Repertoire Information, Competition Rules and Application Online:

https://app.getacceptd.com/theisabel  Online applications only. $50 CAD non-refundable application fee payable online

WHO CAN ENTER? We invite pianists who are Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada and between the ages of eighteen (18) to twenty-nine (29) as of January 1, 2023 and who aspire to a professional concert career.

COMPETITION KEY DATES: Application Deadline: December 5, 2022 at 5 PM (EDT)

Semi-Finalist Round in Kingston (6 pianists): May 10 and 11, 2023 at 1 PM - 4:30 PM

Finalist Round in Kingston (3 pianists): May 13, 2023 at 6:30 PM

All concerts are open to the public.


FREE Online Access:

Isabel Digital Concert Hall (queensu.ca) - May 10th
Isabel Digital Concert Hall (queensu.ca) - May 11th
Isabel Digital Concert Hall (queensu.ca) - May 13th