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Unisa International Music Competition

January 20, 2020-February 1, 2020

The next edition of the Unisa International Piano Competition will take place from 20 January to 1 February 2020.

When: Monday 20 January – Saturday 1 February 2020

Where: ZK Matthews Great Hall, Unisa Muckleneuk Campus, Pretoria

Categories: Jazz Piano, Classical Piano

Prize: R410 000 per category

Age limit: 30 years (born on or after 2 February 1989)

Closing date for entries: Friday 2 August 2019 (not post-marked date)



  • The organisers will provide successful candidates with a return economy class flight ticket to South Africa.
  • Free accommodation with host parents will be available to successful candidates.
  • All competitors play Rounds 1 and 2. The first elimination is after Round 2.
  • Finalists will perform with a rhythm section (Jazz Piano) or orchestra (Classical Piano).


ZK Matthews Great Hall, Unisa Muckleneuk Campus, Pretoria
330 Preller St, Groenkloof 358-Jr
Pretoria, 0002 South Africa
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