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Special Note:

We are accepting completed applications via email at

Tureck International Bach Competition
P.O. Box 230851

New York City, NY 10023 USA


All electronic applications must be received by no later than March 21, 2025

Applications should be accompanied by:


1. Photograph: A good quality head shot digital  photograph (300dpi and higher), suitable for publicity purposes, which should be uploaded on the online application form.

2. A Signed Recommendation Letter: From a current teacher, or musician of international standing, uploaded on PDF file.


3. Proof of Age: Scanned  applicants  passport.


4. Curriculum Vitae: Details of musical education (schools, teachers, received awards, participation in masterclasses, up to 200 words biography.


5. Video Submissions: The contestant verbally states their name, the date of the recording, the name of composition and and the specific category of Rosalyn Tureck Bach Competition they are entering (categories on our website - SEE HERE)

Contestant must be in excellent full view with pianist's hands and full body in screen frame.


Video is unedited, in one take start to finish; no exceptions. 


No Videos (YouTube preferred) prior to December 31, 2024 will be accepted 

Contemporary work is not required in the recording.


6. A Non Refundable: Payment to Tureck International Bach Competition, Inc.  of one hundred eighty-five  U.S. Dollars ($185) for registration and participation for one category. Each additional category participation - eighty U.S. Dollars ($80)




Application Deadline: March 21, 2025  11:59pm

Please send the completed application and the Youtube recording to:

Golda Vainberg-TatzDirector
Tureck International Bach Competition for Pianists 

Application (PDF) In Progress

Any bank charges/fees are the responsibility of the applicants and should not be deducted from entrance fee.


Payment questions email:


Contestants are responsible for their transportation to and from New York City as well as for their lodging.

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