Vincent Lenti Piano Competition

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Young pianists are invited to compete in the third annual Vincent Lenti Piano Competition sponsored by the Eastman Community Music School on March 11 and 12, 2022.

Competition Information

Registration Deadline: February 21, 2022 
Competition Dates: March 11 and 12, 2022
Winners Recital in Eastman’s Hatch Recital Hall: March 12, 2022 at 7:00 p.m.

A Registration Fee of $35 is due from all competitors in order to complete registration. This fee can be paid in person at the ECMS Office during business hours or by sending a check to:
Eastman Community Music School
26 Gibbs St. Box 26
Rochester, NY 14604

Awards for Young Performers Division
First Prize: $100
Second Prize: $75
Third Prize: $50

Awards for Junior Division
First Prize: $150
Second Prize: $125
Third Prize: $75

Awards for Senior Division
First Prize: $200
Second Prize: $150
Third Prize: $100

Previous first prize winners cannot compete in the same age division of this competition that they have already won.

For questions relating to repertoire and scheduling please email Alla Kuznetsov – akuznetsov@esm.rochester.edu and Tamari Gurevich – tgurevich@esm.rochester.edu 

Divisions and Repertoire

Young Performers Division:
Ages 9-11 as of Jan. 1, 2022
Two solo piano works of contrasting styles.
Maximum Performance Time: 8 minutes.
Junior Division:
Ages 12 – 14 as of Jan. 1, 2022
Two solo piano works of contrasting styles.
Maximum Performance Time: 10 minutes.
Senior Division:
Ages 15 – 18 as of Jan. 1, 2022 
Two solo piano works of contrasting styles.
Maximum Performance Time: 12 minutes.

Meet the Judges

Vincent Lenti

Emeritus Professor of Piano and School Historian, Eastman School of Music

Director Emeritus, Eastman Community Music School

Joseph Rackers

Professor of Piano, Eastman School of Music

Elinor Freer

Associate Professor of Piano and Chamber Music Coordinator of the Certificate of Achievement in Chamber Music, Eastman School of Music

Gary Fisher

Piano faculty, Nazareth College