What is Ogden Piano Festival?

Our mission is to nurture the musical growth and development of musicians and inspire excellence
through musical performance and competition opportunities.

Competition 2024

The Ogden Piano Festival Competition 2024 will be held as two events. Please see the calendar below for details. Dates are subject to revision for the 2024 season.

Main Competition Calendar

Competition Semifinals
November 2, 11:59 p.m. MDTRegistration and Video Submission Deadline
November 9, 8 p.m.Competition Finalists Announced
Competition FinalsHeld at the Pleasant Valley Library:
5568 Adams Ave, Washington Terrace, UT
November 14-16Competition Finals for All Categories

*dates subject to revision for 2024 season

First Place Cash Awards

Piano SoloPiano EnsemblePiano in Chamber EnsemblePiano Concerto
Young Elementary (8 and Under)
Elementary (5-10)
Junior (5-15)
Elementary (5-10)
Elementary (9-11)
Junior (11-14)
Senior (16+)
Junior (11-14)
Junior (12-15)
Senior (15-18)
Senior (15-18)
Senior (16-18)

Novice Divisions

Novice Categories Awards: top 15 percent of performers will receive Honors and $20 cash.

Piano Solo NovicePiano Concerto Novice
Young Elementary (8 and under)Elementary (5-10)
Elementary (9-11)Junior (11-14)
Junior (12-15)Senior (15-18)
Senior (16-18)

*Awards subject to revision for 2024 season

2023 Concerto Winners


1st: Natalie Sun

2nd: Maxwell Ji

3rd: Annie Jia

Honorable Mention:
Abigail Yang


1st: Christina Sung

2nd: Olivia Jiang

3rd: Kourtney Jia

Honorable Mention: Brooklyn Lee


1st: Emily Runov

2nd: Katherine Leach

3rd: Aimee Lam

Orchestra Performers

Natalie Sun

Kourtney Jia

Maxwell Ji

Emily Runov

Christina Sung

Olivia Jiang

Students selected to perform with Orchestra. Front L to R: Maxwell Ji, Natalie Sun; Back L to R: Christina Sung, Olivia Jiang, Emily Runov, Kourtney Jia
Orchestra Performers: Front Maxwell Ji, Natalie Sun; Back Christina Sung, Olivia Jiang, Emily Runov, Kourtney Jia.
Elementary Division Winners with certificates and prize bags in front of Steinway Grand Piano and Ogden Piano Festival banner. Left to Right: Abigail Yang, Honorable Mention; Annie Jia, 3rd Place; Maxwell Ji, 2nd Place; Natalie Sun, 1st Place.
Elementary Division Winners: Abigail Yang, Honorable Mention; Annie Jia, 3rd; Maxwell Ji, 2nd; Natalie Sun, 1st.
Junior Division Winners with gift bags and certificates in front of Ogden Piano Festival banner and Steinway Grand Piano
Junior Division Winners: Left to Right: Brooklyn Lee, Honorable Mention; Kourtney Jia, 3rd; Olivia Jiang, 2nd; Christina Sung, 1st.
Senior division winners L to R: Aimee Lam, 3rd; Katherine Leach, 2nd; Emily Runov, 3rd. Standing with certificates and gift bags in front of piano and Ogden Piano Festival Banner.
Senior Division Winners: L to R: Aimee Lam, 3rd; Katherine Leach, 2nd; Emily Runov, 3rd.

Performance Evaluations

Ogden Piano Festival is pleased to offer performance evaluation opportunities. All ages are invited to participate at any time. All evaluations are done online. We provide evaluations for Piano Solo, Piano Ensemble, Piano in Chamber Ensemble, and Piano Concerto categories. Musicians of any age are encouraged to submit recordings below. Participants will receive written comments from the judge.

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