Piano Competition for Young Adult Pianists


 
The 2022 Norah Sande Award is open to PIANISTS who are aged 18 to 25 (inclusive) on 1st July 2022 who were born, or who are resident, training or working in Kent, Sussex, Surrey or the London postal area. 
 
The Norah Sande Award has been enabled by a substantial bequest from the late Norah Sande, in memory of her Grandmother, Alice Mary Caffin. Its object (and the wish of the legatee) is to encourage and support young musicians at the commencement of their careers.
 
 First prize £2000 and two performance opportunities
Second prize £1000
Third prize £500

Eastbourne Symphony Orchestra
The winner will be invited to be the Piano Concerto soloist with the prestigious Eastbourne Symphony Orchestra (provisional concert date Sunday 23 October 2022) and there is also a possible second recital opportunity. The organisers reserve the right to alter or withdraw these opportunities if necessary.
 

LONDON BASED PIANIST DOMINIC DOUTNEY ADDS EASTBOURNE’S NORAH SANDE AWARD 2021 TO HIS LIST OF INTERNATIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS


 Dominic Doutney wins the 2021 Norah Sande Award  Dominic Doutney wins the 2021 Norah Sande Award
Norah Sande Award winner 2021, Dominic Doutney receives a cheque for £2,000 and an opportunity to perform in a recital from Adjudicator Richard Deering


JOIN THE AUDIENCE FOR THE FINAL ROUND
PIANO RECITALS

BY AN EXCITING NEW GENERATION OF INTERNATIONAL YOUNG ADULT PIANISTS TRAVELLING TO EASTBOURNE TO COMPETE IN THIS PRESTIGIOUS TWO DAY EVENT
Recital opportunity for winner
Birley Centre, Eastbourne College, College Road, Eastbourne BN21 4EF

SATURDAY 9th JULY 2022 - From 2.00pm
Semi-Final
Free entry and the audience is welcome to join and leave between performances.


SUNDAY 10th JULY 2022 - 2.30 pm
Final
Three finalists play a full recital programme
Tickets: £10.00 on the door  (Under 18s Free)

Three finalists perform a full recital programme incorporating classical, romantic and contemporary pieces

c. 5.30pm Announcement of winner and runners-up
 
2022 Audience Information
 
The Norah Sande Award Artistic Director and Founder Trustee, Spencer Freeman MBE, who has been the inspiration for the Awards from the start more than 17 years ago, passed away this month. This has come as a great shock to us all and out thoughts are very much with his wife Pam at this time. However, we feel that it is right that we continue with this year's event and that this is what Spencer would have wanted.

Tickets will be available from the Festival Office, 70 Kings Avenue, Eastbourne BN21 2PD or call 01323 729013.
Cheques should be made payable to "Sande Award".  Please note tickets will be sent out nearer the date.
 

Tickets for Sunday's final can also be booked at the Award's front of house desk at the semi-final on Saturday 9th July with any remaining seats sold at the door.
Children studying a musical instrument can have free entry to hear these inspirational musicians in the Final.

 
Freddy Kempf © Monique Deul

Patron Freddy Kempf wishes all entrants well for the 2022 Competition.
 
 Photo: Monique Deul
 

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Artistic Director : Spencer W Freeman MBE

Norah Sande Award Office,
70 Kings Avenue, Eastbourne. BN21 2PD
Tel: 01323 729013
Email: info@sande-award.co.uk

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