"What the Young Pianist Foundation does for the young piano talents in the Netherlands is unique and essential to their artistic development. Thanks to the competition the level of playing has remarkably increased in recent years." – Jan Wijn



Apply now for the YPF Piano Competition 2017!

From 3 – 26 November 2017, the seventh edition of the YPF Piano Competition will be held in Amsterdam. The competition is open to pianists up to and including 26 years. The Competition has two age categories (A: 18 and under; B: 26 and under), with each having its own repertoire and own final. Those who are eligible for the A category are allowed to choose, if they wish, to enter the B category instead.


The dates for the 7th YPF Competition are:  
• Eighth-finals (live auditions): 3, 4, 5 November 2017
• Quarterfinals: 18, 19 / 20, 21 November 2017
• Semifinals: 22 / 23 November 2017
• Finals: 25 / 26 November 2017

All information about the competition can be found on this website. In case you have any questions, please feel free to contact us: 
• Robin de Bruijn, competition manager: robin@ypf.nl
• Willemijn de Graaff, office manager: willemijn@ypf.nl

May all serious young pianists participate to brighten our stage and show themselves to the world! 


Op zondag 11 december komt de Britse concertpianist Ronan O'Hora naar Amsterdam om een masterclass te geven aan drie laureaten van de YPF Piano Competition 2015.

We proudly announce that from 3 – 26 November 2017, the seventh edition of the YPF Piano Competition will take place in Amsterdam. 

In augustus en september geven Ramon van Engelenhoven en Rosalía Gomez Lasheras concerten op Landgoed Morgenstern te Barchem en Kasteel Keukenhof te Lisse.

Word vriend van de Young Pianist Foundation