Eligible Concerti

  • J. S. Bach – Concerto in D minor
  • Mozart – All solo concerti
  • Beethoven – Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
  • Chopin – Nos. 1, 2
  • Mendelssohn – Nos. 1, 2
  • Saint-Saëns – Concerto No. 2
  • Schumann – Concerto in A minor
  • Grieg – Concerto in A minor

Repertoire Requirements


Either of the following:

  • Specific links to three YouTube performances (three contrasting style periods), or…
  • CD or DVD recording containing three contrasting pieces (contrasting style periods)

You may submit a portion of your concerto if you wish, as one of the three selections.

Semi-finals and Finals

Both of the following:

  • Live performance of portions of the full concerto from above list, with 2nd piano accompaniment (you must arrange in advance for an accompanist)
  • Any solo piece by Theodor Leschetizky

Application Information

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Application Deadline

  • Sept. 12, 2023 (postmark)

Application Packet Must Include

  • Completed application form, signed by teacher and applicant
  • Letter of recommendation from teacher
  • Proof of age, such as copy of birth certificate
  • CD/DVD of or YouTube links to three contrasting works (contrasting style periods); you may include a portion of your concerto if you wish
  • $75 application fee, check made out to Leschetizky Association Debut Fund, Inc.
  • Picture and bio, for publicity purposes