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Music Lights the Way
  • Free to enter ​for piano students of all ages and levels​
  • Two available divisions – Youth and Adult
  • ​Over $150,000 worth of prizing to be awarded including an acoustic grand piano from Yamaha!
  • Feedback for finalists from expert judges​
  • Submit a video performance of your selection from the Celebration Series®Sixth Edition Repertoire books (Etudes excluded)
  • Grand Finale live in Koerner Hall, March 21 – 22, 2023
  • Friends and family can support you with online voting
  • Video submission open from October 1 - December 15, 2022

† Live performances at Koerner Hall will be for Intermediate and Advanced level submissions in the Youth Division only


 With two divisions, fourteen categories, and numerous prizes, this festival is for all students! Each participant is allowed one entry only.

Festival Dates

Rules and Regulations

You can find the complete Rules and Regulations here and in French here
Music Lights the Way