Why we need you…

The Leeds International Piano Competition has been discovering outstanding new talent for nearly 60 years. As a charity (no. 1073251), we rely on the generous support of like-minded individuals, businesses and trusts. Your contribution is absolutely vital and enables exciting young pianists to compete for one of the most transformative prize packages in the world. It also enables thousands of people to enjoy and engage with the piano through schools and community programmes.


Benefits include . . .

+ Priority booking for the Leeds International Piano Series and Competition events

+ Exclusive events, online and in-person

+ Complimentary Souvenir Programme

+ Regular alumni updates

+ Acknowledgement in Competition programme

Benefits include . . .

+ VIP priority booking

+ Complimentary Souvenir Programme

+ Exclusive invitations to Launch Event, Wrap Party, Gala Dinner and more

+ Invitation to observe select rehearsals

+ Guided backstage tour, including medici.tv control room

+ Acknowledgement as a Patron in programme and online

and more

If you would like to find out more, our Fundraising Manager, Jack Rush will be happy to hear from you…

The Leeds stands among the very top of prestigious piano competitions as is shown by the fact that the very best pianists worldwide all want to compete in it.

Daily Telegraph


Did You Know…

£50 is enough to purchase a Leeds Welcome Kit for one Competitor including a Competition hoodie, microfibre piano cloth, snacks and refreshments.

£250 is enough to provide a specially designed music workshop in a local school.

£1,000 is enough to provide an enhanced travel bursary to a Competitor who may be facing extreme financial hardship and otherwise be prevented from attending the Competition.

£3,000 is enough to cover the cost of hosting one Competitor including accommodation travel and hospitality.

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