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Music Lights the Way

Over 8,000 students in Canada and the US submitted performance videos to the inaugural Music Lights the Way Piano Festival.

  • Submissions are now closed
  • Free to enter ​for piano students of all ages and levels​
  • Two available divisions – Youth and Adult
  • ​Over $150,000 worth of prizing to be awarded including an acoustic grand piano from Yamaha!
  • Feedback for semi-finalists from expert judges​
  • Friends and family can support you with online voting for Audience Choice through January 30, 2023
  • Grand Finale live in Koerner Hall, March 21 – 22, 2023

† Live performances at Koerner Hall will be for Intermediate and Advanced level submissions in the Youth Division only

Music Lights the Way Piano Festival


 With two divisions, fourteen categories, and numerous prizes, this festival is for all students! Each participant is allowed one entry only.

Festival Dates

Rules and Regulations

You can find the complete Rules and Regulations here and in French here
Music Lights the Way