1st Prize

Frédéric Volanti

2nd Prize

Michael Damian

3rd Prize

Patrick Dailly


Julene Elorduy

Luis Suria Lorenzo

Elvis Claro

Nicolas Bianco


Meet our composers

Adrien Tsilogiannis

Alfred Soulier

Alissa Duryee

Andersen Viana

Andrea Ambrosini Spaltro

Andrea Montalbano

Bobby C. H.Huen


Charles Goodger

Cosimo Daniele Bombardieri

Damian Chi Nok Kok

David Greenberg

Deng Xianli

Dmitrij Osadchuk

Edoardo Loria

Elvis Claro

Fabio Crosera

František Felner

Frédéric Volanti

Gagi Sikharulashvili

Guillermo Anibal Ortiz

Haoyi Hu

Ian Munro

Jesús Cipriano Urrutia Gracia

José Manuel Ojeda Ruiz

Juan Melchor Rodríguez Hernández

Julene Elorduy

Lucas Richman

Luis Suria Lorenzo

Metin Halaç

Michael Damian

Michele Bernabei

Ming Long Pak

Natalia Kutyreva

Nellia Chabanova

Nicholas Barrett

Nicolas Bianco

Owain Hughes

Panagiotis Kontonasios

Patrick Dailly

Peggy Falkenstein

Pilar Osado

Quentin Calandry

Ralph Nicholas King

Robert Melbourne

Sanya Dhami

Seo Yoon Jang

Sergiusz Wrotek

Sharad Goulam

Sierra Tse

Silvana Karafiátová

Sina Kiai

Vladimir Agopov

Wilma Pistorius

Xianglin Liu

Xuan Lin

Yaowen Zhou

Yoram Meyouhas

Zhekai Li


Roberto Russo


James Wilding



1000 Euro cash prize

World premiere performed during the International ArtePiano Festival & Competition 2023 in Castelnuovo di Farfa, Italy


7 February 2023 (23.59 GMT)


  • Our competition is open to composers of all ages and nationalities
  • Composers should submit a work for SOLO PIANO with a duration of maximum 5 minutes
  • The full score (pdf format) and a recording must be submitted via the application form
  • The recording can be either in mp3 (audio) or mp4 (video)  format
  • Compositions must not have been previously published
  • Compositions must not have won any prize in a previous composition competition
  • Compositions must never have been performed in public
  • Compositions for prepared piano is NOT permitted
  • Participants will not be able to claim any rights on the piece presented (including copyright, performance rights and radio/tv broadcast rights) during the period of the competition, or when broadcasted on the ArtePiano Youtube channel or on any ArtePiano social media platform
  • Participants should submit a self-written/typed and signed letter of declaration that he/she is the original author of the entered composition (add title) and that he/she discharges ArtePiano from any possible consequence deriving from improper use of non-original material/material owned by others
  • Only one submission per applicant is permitted
  • Application deadline: 7 February 2023 (23:59 GMT)
  • Application fee: 65 Euro (non-refundable)
  • A complete application consists of: 1) Application form 2) PDF score 3) Recording in mp3/mp4 format 4) Profile photo 5) Proof of identity 6) Declaration form 7) Application fee 
  • If the recording is too large to upload onto the application form, then please send it via Wetransfer to composerscompetition@arte-piano.com
  • Composers who are in close private relations with any member of the jury (teachers/family relations) may not apply for the competition
  • Incomplete or late entries will not be accepted
  • Candidates will be notified of the receipt of their application and payment
  • The winner will be awarded a cash prize of 1000 Euro 
  • The world premiere of the winning composition will be performed by Ruochong Steven Cui, the winner of the 2nd International ArtePiano Competition of 2022, during the International ArtePiano Festival 2023 in Castelnuovo di Farfa in Italy