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Bach Festival - Young Keyboard Artists Competition

Grand Rapids Community College is proud to announce the dates of the upcoming Bach Young Keyboard Artists Competition. Please consider entering your students in this competition celebrating the music of one of the most influential composers of all time.


Application Deadline

Entries and fees must be postmarked by Friday, February 1, 2023. 

Contest date

Saturday, February 18, 2023 at the Albert P. Smith Music Center, Grand Rapids Community College. 

Winners Recital

  • Friday, March 17, 2023 (tentatively)
  • 7 p.m.
  • Linn Maxwell Recital Center, Grand Rapids Community College

All named winners are expected to perform at the Winners Recital.

Prizes for First place winners

$100 for Collegiate Levels (Level VIII)

$50 for High School levels (V through VII)

$25 for all other levels (I - IV)


For more information about the Young Keyboard Artists Competition, please contact 

Dr. Debora DeWitt, Ph.D. 
Professor, Music Department
Grand Rapids Community College
143 Bostwick NE
Grand Rapids MI 49503
Phone: (616) 234-4192

*This competition is sponsored by Grand Rapids Community College*