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 live competition rounds: Preliminary, Semifinal, and Final. Application deadline is May 15 (early bird) and July 31, 2016. Pianists age 16 to 48 are encouraged to apply.


Fly Free to New York – All contestants qualified to the live rounds of the 2016 NTD International Piano Competition in New York will have their airline tickets reimbursed by the competition committee. For details, please refer to FAQ section.place-3596

TV Premier Announcement – The Appreciation of Music

Previous NTD International Piano Competition winner Timur Mustakimov will share his passion of music and his insight into the Bach-Busoni Chaconne he played in the final round of the 2014 competition. TV premier of the program will happen in summer 2016 to NTD’s global audience. See official trailer of the TV premier below. Contestants who are qualified for the live rounds of the competition in 2016, especially the finalists, will have chance to be selected into future episodes The Appreciation of Music.

2014 NTDTV International Piano Competition

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