2017 Boston International Piano Competition 

Longy School of Music of Bard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
June 22-25, 2017

Reminder: the eligibility conditions are as follows:
  • Applicants must be at least 30 years of age as of June 22, 2017
  • Applicants must be amateurs, e.g. not derive their principal source of income from public performances or piano teaching
  • Applications must be postmarked by May 1, 2017

Complete Rules and Regulations are here. The Application is below. Payment is here 
Housing information is here.  MasterClass reservations are available hereThank you!
Application Form




Country                                     Date of Birth 


Current Profession

Musical Education

Previous Competitions

Upcoming Musical Performances


​Competition Stream: 
Competition Repertoire
Please list Title, Composer and Duration
Preliminary Round:

Semi-Final Round (Final Round for Silver Stream):

Final Round: 

Required Waiver (your typed name constitutes your signature):

I,                                                                                          contestant for the 2017 Boston International Piano Competition, agree that I will not hold the Boston Piano Amateurs Association Inc. liable for and do indemnify and render BPAA harmless for any use of my name, photograph, video or sound recording of my performance in any publication, advertisement, broadcast or promotion that may occur during my participation in this competition.


The Application Fee is 
$ 220 if paid by April 1, 2017 (early-bird discount) 
$ 255 thereafter until May 1, 2017.   

We prefer all Application Fees be paid via Paypal here: 
However if you would prefer to mail a hardcopy check, 
bank draft, or international money order made out to 
"Boston Piano Amateurs Association", you may do so 
postmarked by the above deadlines. Please mail it to:

Boston Piano Amateurs Association
Robert Finley, Piano Competition Director
25 Tomahawk Drive
Northborough, Massachusetts 01532

                                                                                             Thank you.


The Boston Piano Amateurs Association is arranging for a limited number of dormitory rooms at Lesley University for contestants during the 2017 Competition. Lesley University is near the Longy School of Music. The prices will be considerably less than hotels in the area. Lesley University has air-conditioned and non-air-conditioned single and double rooms. More information and prices can be found by visiting their Summer Housing webpage here.  

Rooms will be available on a first-come first-served basis. Contestants who are interested should contact the University directly to arrange accommodations. Contact information is at the bottom of the Summer Housing page referenced above.