3rd Edition

WPTA Spain IPC 2023

Enter the Competition 

I’m honoured to have received the first prize in the WPTA Spain International Piano Competition artistic category, and i’m extremely thankful for many upcoming opportunities that i got from this competition. I wanted to thank Mr. Devastato, the president of the competition, for such a wonderful platform to showcase our arts to Mr. Jimmy Wang for your generosity in providing an upright Krause Berlin Piano for me, and to each committee and competition member. I highly recommend this competition to everyone who is looking for great opportunities in the future as an artist, WPTA Spain International Piano Competition really puts the artists where they belong to.

Xiaoya Liu

First Prize to WPTA SPAIN

About WPTA

This is a Special Edition, in which WPTA SPAIN IPC looks forward to provide concrete opportunities for young pianists to develop their careers.

The Gala Award Concert will take place at the Real Conservatorio of  Madrid at “Manuel de Falla Auditorium” on 2024.

We believe that the online system gives wonderful opportunities in this regard, and at the same time we want to adapt to the needs of musicians.

Give them the opportunity to perform live in the Gala Concert and be heard by international music critics, artistic directors and agencies for future collaborations.

The audition process is unique in that contestants can submit their recordings to us as a link.


Entries are limited

The World Piano Teachers Association - Spain is member of the Alink-Argerich Foundation.

The official co-organized is NOMEA, it has welcomed over 3.000 young musicians from all over the world in the last few years.

This 3rd Edition is in partnership with Ernst Krause Berlin Piano

The winners will be presented as soloists at the annual World Piano Conference (WPC) in Novi Sad, Serbia

WPTA Spain IPC Jury

Giuseppe Devastato

Giuseppe Devastato

Chairman and President of WPTA Spain

Concert pianist and composer Professor at Musical Arts Madrid Academy and Accademia Musicale Europea.

Paolo Baglieri

Concert pianist and Professor

Concert pianist, Professor of Piano and President and Artistic Director of the prestigious italian Academy Talent Music Master Courses of Brescia - Italy

Dorian Leljak

Dorian Leljak

Concert Pianist and Professor

Professor at Royal College of Music in London, Artistic Director of the International Isidor Bajic Piano Competition, President of the World Piano Teachers Association (WPTA)

Xiaoya Liu

Concert pianist

International Award-Winning Concert Pianist and Recording Artist World Premiere Recording - Carl Vine Complete Piano Sonatas (Dynamic/Naxos) Grammy Awards Voting Member

Andreas Frölich

Concert Pianist and Professor

Concert Pianist and Professor at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln -Aachen and guest professor at the Talent music Masters academy in Brescia, He is an official Steinway Artist .

Carles Lama

Director of KNS Classical

He is an Steinway Artist and international concert pianist, co-founder and director of the label KNS Classica, it is a music production company created in 2001. Cales Lama is the artistic director of several cycles and festivals of music, he has also won a reputation for mentoring a wide number of young talents.

Luciano Ruotulo

Luciano Ruotolo

Concert pianist and Professor

Artistic Director of Mimas Festival, Nomea Competition, Neapolitan Masters Competition and CEO NOMEA


Some pics from the Winners Gala Award Concert held at the Real Conservatorio of  Madrid at “Manuel de Falla Auditorium” on 29th September 2023.

The winners had the opportunity  to be heard and known by international music critics, artistic directors and agencies for future collaborations.

Main Sponsor

Krause Piano Berlin

Ernst Krause ,a famous brand originated from Berlin 1868, already more than 150 years old. From the start ofthe company, it moved several times but based on the most high quality.

For the better development, Ernst Krause started to develop its new Asia headquater in China, including the two production centre in South China and North China to relieve the influence of the climate difference to the piano parts and performance in different areas.