The Terrace Hill Piano Competition

Logo for the Terrace Hill Endowment for Musical Arts with a picture of a grand piano.In 1986, the Terrace Hill Endowment for Musical Arts established the Terrace Hill Piano Competition. The competition is held annually at the Iowa PBS studios in Johnston, Iowa. All competition events are held the second weekend in February. The dates for 2021 are February 12-13. 

Junior Piano Competition

All entrants must be in grades 9-11. The 2021 competition will take place the evening of Friday, February 12.

Winner, second-place, and third-place will be named and will receive awards as follows, courtesy of Jennon Caruth, Clarity Enrollment Solutions, Minneapolis: winner, $250; second-place, $150; third-place, $100.

Senior Piano Competition

All entrants must be Iowa high school seniors. The 2021 competition will take place on Saturday, February 13. 

Winner, second-place, and third-place will each be awarded a scholarship over a two-year period to enroll as a piano major or minor at any Iowa college or university, with the winner receiving "The First Family of Iowa Scholarship." Scholarship amounts for 2021 are yet to be determined and will be announced at a later date.

Join the Terrace Hill Piano Competition Email List

In addition to being shared on this website, announcements and competition updates are sent via e-mail. Piano teachers who wish to be added to the distribution list should contact: diane.becker@iowa.gov.

Printed from the Terrace Hill website on September 22, 2020 at 11:12am.