The Cliburn

Prize Packages

 

Gold

  • $50,000 cash, gold medal
  • Van Cliburn Cup
  • 3 years individualized career management, including U.S. concert tours
 and, in association with Keynote Artist Management, international concert tours and comprehensive career mentorship program
  • Live recording and recording partnership with Universal Music Group
  • Promotional package including press kits, videos, website
  • Performance attire provided by Neiman Marcus

Silver

  • $25,000 cash, silver medal
  • 3 years individualized career management and U.S. concert tours
  • Live recording and recording partnership with Universal Music Group
  • Promotional package including press kits, videos, website

Bronze

  • $15,000 cash, bronze medal
  • 3 years individualized career management and U.S. concert tours
  • Live recording and recording partnership with Universal Music Group
  • Promotional package including press kits, videos, website

Finalists (non-medalists)

  • $10,000 cash each
  • Promotional package including bio, photographs, videos

 

Semifinalists
Cash awards of $5,000 each

Quarterfinalists
Cash awards of $2,500 each

Preliminary competitors
Cash awards of $1,000 each

Audience Award
Cash award of $2,500

Steven De Groote Memorial Award for the Best Performance of Chamber Music
Cash award of $6,000

Beverly Taylor Smith Award for the Best Performance of a New Work
Cash award of $5,000

Jury Discretionary Awards
Three cash awards of $4,000 each

Our Mission

It is the mission of the Cliburn to advance classical piano music throughout the world. Its international competitions, education programs, and concert series embody an enduring commitment to artistic excellence and the discovery of young artists.

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Governance

The Cliburn is a not-for-profit organization governed by a board of directors, elected for a four year term. It is sustained by the generous support from individuals, foundations, corporations, the tireless efforts of volunteers, and embraced by the community of Fort Worth. The Van Cliburn International Piano Competition is a proud member of the World Federation of International Music Competitions.

ADDRESS

201 Main Street, Suite 100
Fort Worth, TX 76102
817.738.6536

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