This is one of the performing arts sections and one of 3 musical sections. Pianists of any age have the chance to perform in public and receive a professional adjudication of their performance. Entrants can either perform as a soloist or as part of a duet.

Section Secretary

Mrs Rosemary Robinson
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 01788 567613
169 Clifton Road, Rugby, CV21 3QN

Piano Syllabus Download

Download the section syllabus here:  Piano Syllabus 2024 (PDF format)

To open the PDF file you may need to install Adobe Reader or for older/slower computers try instead the lightweight Foxit PDF Reader.

Each section syllabus includes the rules, conditions of entry, classes and other information. To download the full syllabus containing ALL sections, please see the Main Syllabus 2024(2)

NEW MARKING SCHEME – download here MUSIC_Descriptors_and_Criteria_New_Marking_Scheme

Dates for the diary

Closing Date For Entries:Thursday 29th February 2024
Competition:Saturday 11th May 2024
Venue :Barnacle Village Hall, Lower Road, Barnacle, CV7 9LD

Trophies and awards

In addition to the awards for individual classes there is The Kenneth Haynes Memorial Cup which will be awarded to the most promising performer under 10 Years. The Janet Hughes Memorial Trophy will be awarded to the winner Class 409. Janet Hughes organised the Piano section for more than 30 years, working tirelessly for the Festival.