Our Mission

Carmel Klavier International Piano Competition is a piano competition for young pianists from around the world. Located in Carmel, Indiana, USA, we are in the heart of the Midwest.

Our mission is to educate the community to appreciate classical music, promoting awareness and significance of music education, recognizing exceptional young artists and expanding their musical horizons through performances at world-renowned concert venues. We aim to enrich the musical horizons of all young pianists with a three-round competition, cash awards, a concluding gala concert, master classes and other related keyboard opportunities.

Please consider making a contribution online today to become a sponsor, or contact us with inquiries about volunteer opportunities. Your commitment will inspire continued passion in the hearts of many gifted young pianists.

Irina Gorin, Co-Founder

Liz Seidel, Co Founder

The Carmel Klavier

International Piano Competition and Festival for Young Artists

Competition

The competition is open to young pianists of any nationality ages five through eighteen.
The competition consists of three parts: Preliminary, Semifinal and Final.
Artist fall under one of six levels determined by their age as of June 1, 2017.

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Master Classes & Private Lessons

Master Classes will present young artists with a unique opportunity to engage with and learn from the International Jury Members of Carmel Klavier. Master classes are available to all participants who do not wish to compete.  Master classes are open to the general public.

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Memories to Cherish

Gifts for your young artists, family, and friends to treasure.

Fun

Carmel Klavier gives your children opportunities to make friends from around the world!

Carmel Klavier Venues

The Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts is 1,600-seat, 151,000 square foot state-of-the-art concert hall located in Carmel, Indiana.

1 Center Green, Carmel IN 46032

Your Music Career Begins Here

The 500-seat proscenium theater, named the Tarkington, is primarily used for drama, musicals, dance, lectures and variety presentations and completes the Center for the Performing Arts campus, which has become an inviting gathering place for the community.

1 Center Green, Carmel IN 46032

Sponsorship Opportunities

It is with great appreciation that we are asking for financial support of the 3rd annual Carmel Klavier International Piano Competition and Festival.

The success of this competition brings  young pianist (ages 5-18)to the stage, sharing their amazing talent with friends, family and community.   Our distinguished group of jurors brings a global perspective and offers educational insight for students and teachers.

Click on a level below to learn more about the benefits of the various sponsorship levels.

Vivo Sponsor

$25-$499 As a Vivo Sponsor you will receive 2 tickets to the gala concert and reserved seats.

Title Sponsor

$10,000 +

Become the Event Title Sponsor. As our gift of appreciation, you will receive:

  • Naming rights for event and special recognition at all concerts
  • 8 tickets to the gala concert and reserved seats
  • Company name and logo placed on the banner on stage
  • Company name & logo placement on all advertisements, programs, invitations, press-releases
  • Company logo placement on CKIPC website & newsletter for one year
  • Special plaque and recognition presented at the gala concert

Brilliante Sponsor

$3,000-$3,999

Become the Brilliante Sponsor. As our gift of appreciation, you will receive:

  • 6 tickets to the gala concert and reserved seats
  • Company name & logo placement on all advertisements, programs, invitations, press-releases
  • Company logo placement on CKIPC website & newsletter for one year
  • Special recognition presented at the gala concert

Maestoso Sponsor

$2,000-$2,999

Become the Maestoso Sponsor. As our gift of appreciation, you will receive:

  • 4 tickets to the gala concert and reserved seats
  • Company logo placement on all advertisements, programs, invitations
  • Company logo placement on CKIPC website & newsletter for 6 months
  • Special recognition presented at the gala concert

Appassionato Sponsor

$1,000-$1,999

Become the Appassionato Sponsor. As our gift of appreciation, you will receive:

  • 4 tickets to the gala concert and reserved seats
  • Company logo placement on CKIPC website & newsletter for 6 months
  • Special recognition presented at the gala concert

Espressivo Sponsor

$500-$999

Become the Espressivo Sponsor. As our gift of appreciation, you will receive:

  • 2 tickets to the gala concert and reserved seats
  • Company logo placement on CKIPC website & newsletter for 6 months
  • Special recognition presented at the gala concert

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