Unisa Music Foundation

14th Unisa International Piano Competition


The next edition of the Unisa International Piano Competition will take place from  20 January to 1 February 2020.

When: Monday 20 January - Saturday 1 February 2020
Where: ZK Matthews Great Hall, Unisa Muckleneuk Campus, Pretoria

Categories: Jazz Piano, Classical Piano

Prize: R410 000 per category

Age limit: 30 years (born on or after 2 February 1989)

Closing date for entries: Friday 2 August 2019 (not post-marked date)


  • The organisers will provide successful candidates with a return economy class flight ticket to South Africa.
  • Free accommodation with host parents will be available to successful candidates.
  • All competitors play Rounds 1 and 2. The first elimination is after Round 2.
  • Finalists will perform with a rhythm section (Jazz Piano) or orchestra (Classical Piano).

Last modified: 2019/03/04