Special benefits of the
NTD International Piano Competition
- Global Broadcast
- Global Media Promotion
The piano competiton will be promoted to the Epoch Media Group’s global audience across all platforms: NTD Television broadcasts via satellite covering 100 million TV viewers worldwide; The Epoch Times newspaper has a weekly circulation of 1.6 million readers in 35 countries; the media group as a whole has an online audience of 360 million worldwide, in 23 languages.
- Unique Opportunity for Featured Interview
All finalists will have a featured video made of their performance, which will be promoted across the media group’s platforms.
- Commissioned Composition
It is our great honor to be permitted to select and rearrange one of the vocal pieces composed by world-renowned composer and Artistic Director of Shen Yun Performing Arts – D. F. – to be this competition’s Commissioned Composition.Pianists who make it to the semi-finals will have the opportunity to perform this special commissioned composition. A “Best Rendition Award” of $3,000 established for this commissioned composition this year (1 winner).
- Professional Opportunities
For the past 10 years, the NTD International Piano Competition has been helping musicians from around the world launch international careers in piano performance. Well-known performing arts groups members will be attending or taking part in the competition, giving participants a unique chance to be recruited for professional opportunities with these groups, such as Shen Yun Performing Arts, which has 6 full orchestras that tour the world’s top venues.
- International Recognition
The competition serves as a unique platform for pianists to gain international recognition through participation in a major competition; media exposure in print, online, and on television; the addition of a recording title to their resume.
- Final Performance Video
Piano competition winners will receive a free Finalist DVD with performances recorded by NTD Television.
- Gold Award: $10,000