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Old Dominion University Music and Dance Showcase, 4.24.15.


The F. Ludwig Diehn School of Music of Old Dominion University

Saturday, November 23, 2024

Registration Period: June 1 - October 12, 2024


Deadline to Register: Saturday, October 12, 2024


Applicants must be within one of the following age ranges at the time of the competition:

  • Category 1: Up to 9 years old
  • Category 2: Ages 10-13
  • Category 3: Ages 14-16
  • Senior Category: Ages 17-19


Every applicant is required to submit at least two (2) contrasting pieces within the following timeframes. Applicants may submit pieces that are longer, but the jurors may not listen to the entire submission beyond the time restriction:

  • Category 1: up to 7 minutes
  • Category 2: up to 10 minutes
  • Category 3: up to 15 minutes
  • Senior Category: up to 25 minutes

All pieces must be solo works for piano

All pieces must be performed from memory.

Single Movements of Multi movement works are acceptable.


Cash Prizes will be awarded in each category.

Two Grand Prizes will be awarded to High School Seniors in Category 4 comprising half to full scholarships to attend Old Dominion University.

  • Trial lessons are available to all participants that are High School Seniors.

Click here to receive more information once it is made available.

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