2016 NTD International Piano Competition

The 4th NTD International Piano Competition will be taking place on Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, 2016. The Competition will consist of one qualification round and three separate live competition rounds: Preliminary, Semifinal, and Final. Contestants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Applications opens this fall.



2014 NTD Int’l Piano Competition Winners Announced

26 contestants from 11 countries participated in this year’s competition, after two days of intense competition at Baruch College‘s Ingleman Hall, the judges selected six finalists to move on to the final round. On October 5th, the six finalists performed at the Rising Stars Concert, held at Carnegie Hall’s Zankel Hall.

After the concert, the competition award ceremony took the stage, Timur Mustakimov of Russia took home the gold medal and a prize of $10,000 U.S. dollars. NTDTV president Tang Zhong and famous pianist Antonio PompaBaldi were the award presenters.

NTDTV International Piano Competition Winners 2014

Gold Timur Mustakimov (Russia) – Trophy, certificate & $10,000
Silver Joseph Choi (USA) – Trophy, certificate & $3,000
Bronze Anton Smirnov (Russia) – Trophy, certificate & $1,000
Outstanding Performance Award Wesley Chu (Canada) – Certificate
Honorable Mention Award Aileen Gozali (USA) – Certificate
Honorable Mention Award Tania Rivers Moore (France) – Certificate




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