Welcome to the 4th International Competition for Young Pianists “Merci, Maestro!”


The competition will be organised in Brussels on April 26-28th, 2019.


There are several categories:

  • Category A: for candidates 10 years old and younger at the time of the Competition;
  • Category B: for candidates from 11 to 14 years old at the time of the Competition;
  • Category C: for candidates from 15 to 21 years old for the time of the Competition.


Application deadline February 25th 2019

Preselection via YouTube. The repertoire is free, 3-7 min maximum. Recording can be from any performance, competition or home made. The link should be sent to info@mercimaestro.be
Selected candidates will be informed by the administration of the competition by March 1st 2019

  • Category A: Selected maximum 20 candidates
  • Category B: Selected maximum 20 candidates
  • Category C: Selected maximum 21 candidates



  • Monetary prizes
  • Special prizes: scholarship for participation in international workshops, concerts and festivals in Europe.
  • Rewards to younger participants in each category