Knabe Youth Piano Competition

2017 William Knabe Young Artist Piano Competition

The William Knabe Young Artist Piano Competition is now accepting 2017 applications!  The competition is open to ages 7-17, from beginner to advanced.

Competition Details:

Over $1,500 in Prizes
Competition Dates: June 3-11, 2017
Application Deadline: May 15, 2017

Competition rounds will be held in both Metropolitan Baltimore and in Metropolitan Washington, DC.


Celebrating Knabe’s 180th Anniversary

The William Knabe Piano Institute is expanding, coinciding with the commemoration of the 180th anniversary of Wm. Knabe & Co. pianos!

In order to include more students in this year’s evaluations, the William Knabe Piano Institute is expanding from 2 to 3 days of live preliminary round auditions.

Preliminary rounds will be held in Greater Baltimore and Greater Washington DC.

Video applications are now being accepting for those wanting to advance to the finals, although live auditions are preferred.

Video applicants may choose to be considered for the finals, or may choose an evaluation only.

Start a video application here 

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Pictures From 2013 Spring Student Recital

Piano Students
Cello Students

Congratulations to all of my piano and cello students for a successful recital on Sunday.  They all practiced so hard and did an excellent job performing.  Cooper Piano was so gracious in allowing us to use their Liberty Theatre.  This is our 2nd year using this facility, and the pianists really enjoyed playing on their concert grade pianos.

I would also like to thank all of the parents, family members and friends who support all of our wonderful young musicians.  Days like today wouldn’t be possible without you!!

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2013 Spring Student Recital

Presented by Audrey Williams Music:

This is the second year that Cooper Piano has allowed my students to use Liberty Theater for their recital.  My piano students were so inspired by how great they sounded on Cooper’s high quality pianos, and my cello students enjoyed the diversity and experience of playing in a real performance environment.  We’re all looking forward to another great recital.  Many thanks again to Cooper Piano for sponsoring this event!

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