Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How do I become a Friend of the Competition?

A: To become a Friend of the Competition, please get it touch with the Friends directly through their website:


Q: How do I get hold of recordings of previous instalments of the Leeds International Piano Competition?

A: Unfortunately, we are currently unable to release recordings of previous instalments of the Competition.


Q: How do I register my interest in the Competition?

A: If you are interested in applying for the Competition please click here for information on how to apply and to access our online application. If you are interested in receiving regular updates on the Competition and all events surrounding it, you can go join our mailing list.


Q: Where is each round of the Competition held?

A: There are two major venues used throughout the Competition; the First, Second and Semi Final Stages are held in the Great Hall at the University of Leeds whilst Leeds Town Hall hosts the Finals.


Q: How can I support the Competition?

A: There are a variety of ways in which anybody can support the Competition. Please see the Support Us section of our site for more information.


Q: I am experiencing problems with my account or online application. Where can I find help?

A: Please email with your contact details and any issues you might be experiencing and a member of the technical support team will contact you as soon as possible to resolve the problem.