Format, Fees & Schedule

30 April 2020
28 - 31 July 2020,

Saturday 1 August 2020,
Preliminary Round
April 2020
Preliminary Round
  • Complete online application.

  • Submit two videos: one duet piece with another pianist and one solo piece (see Categories & Repertoires).

  • The deadline for the Preliminary Stage is the end of the day (11:59pm) on 30 April 2018 (Indochina Time).

  • Up to 6 participants from each category will be selected to participate in the BYPCC Camp & Competition.

  • Fee: 40 USD


Requirements for videos:

  • The videos should be 720p resolution with good sound quality.

  • Hand-held videos are not accepted.

  • The videos must be made in 2019 or 2020.

  • The performer’s upper body, hands and face must be captured throughout. If any of these parts of the body are obscured, the performance will not be assessed.

  • The videos must be unedited. Post-production handling that affects the acoustic quality of the videos is not permitted.


May 2020
Qualifiers Announcement
  • List of qualifiers is published online.

  • Those who wish to participate in the BYPCC Camp round must confirm their intention via an online form and pay the camp fee of 750 USD by the end of the day on 30 May 2018 (Indochina Time).

Qualifiers Confirmation
  • List of confirmed participants is published online.




The 5-day BYPCC Camp will be held during 28 July - 1 August 2020 (NB dates are subject to change) at Eduprogress Centre, Sivatel Tower, Bangkok. [VENUE MAP]


Participants in the Camp & Competition are responsible for making their own travel and accommodation arrangements and for covering all associated costs and expenses.

Camp activities: 

- Welcome session and briefing

- 3 workshop sessions with our guest lecturer

- 2 rehearsals with the Bangkok Modern Ensemble

- Individual practice slots available

(NB: activities are subject to change)


The competition takes place on Saturday 1 August 2020 during the Music Learning Fest Bangkok 2020 in Bangkok, Thailand, at the 5th Floor Auditorium, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Thailand. A panel of adjudicators will grade the performances according to the BYPCC Rubric and award medals (Gold, Silver, Bronze) accordingly. One participant from each category who receives the highest score  will be awarded the Grand Prize which includes a trophy and prize money. 

  • Participants perform one movement of the concerto with the Bangkok Modern Ensemble.

  • The performance must be from memory.

  • The Grand Prize winners from each category will perform all movements of their chosen concerto with the Bangkok Modern Ensemble at the award ceremony.