BERNSTEIN® 2019 Piano Competition

Junior: 11am, Sunday 6th October 2019

Senior: 2pm, Sunday 6th October 2019

The Bernstein Piano Competition will be held on the Schimmel Stage at Bernies Music Land, 381 Canterbury Road, Ringwood VIC 3134.

The National BERNSTEIN® Competition is Australia's longest running sponsored piano competition. It is designed to encourage young piano students and provide a friendly, yet competitive environment for students to excel in piano performance. Excellent cash prizes totalling $1000 with beauiful trophies are presented in both Junior (Under 12 years) and Senior (13 to 16 years) Divisions. 

Senior 1st Prize $500 cash.
Junior 1st Prize $300 cash

The National Final of the BERNSTEIN® Competition is held at Bernies Music Land in Ringwood, Victoria and includes finalists selected from Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Brisbane, Cairns and Shepparton Regional BERNSTEIN® Masterclasses and heats.

Students wishing to compete must participate in a Masterclass sessions and may be invited by the teachers (in writing) shortly after the Masterclass. The minimum standard for participation in the National BERNSTEIN® Competition is:

Under 12: grade 3 AMEB or equivalent
13-16 years: grade 5 AMEB or equivalent

Audience entry is free and can be booked here.


BERNSTEIN® Piano Masterclass 2019

  Under 12 Years 13 - 16 Years Teacher (TBA)
Wednesday 3rd July 2.00pm- 3.30pm 3.30pm- 5.30pm
Saturday 6th July 10am - 11.30am 12.30pm - 2.30pm
Saturday 13th July 10am - 11.30am 12.30pm - 2.30pm
Saturday 21st September 10am - 11.30am 12.30pm - 2.30pm
Monday 23rd September  10am - 11.30am 12.30pm - 2.30pm

Bernstein Masterclass sessions are conducted by the Team of Pianists and guest teachers at Bernies Music Land.
Please phone Bernies Music Land on 9872 5122 for inquiries. 

Book online or View The Bernstein Masterclass Brochure