32 Virtuosos. 1 Passion.
Next Competition July 2020

View application Matthew Graybil

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10 May 1987


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3333 Broadway, Apt. D32C
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Repertoire: The preliminaries

Round 1: 20-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Alexander Scriabin Etude in B-flat minor,, Op. 8 No. 11 4
Johannes Brahms Four Klavierstücke, Op. 119 15

Round 2: 30-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Carl Vine Bagatelles (I. Darkly II. Leggiero e legato) Yes 4
Franz Liszt Csárdás Obstiné 3
Franz Liszt Vallee d'Obermann 13
Franz Liszt Mephisto Waltz No. 1 10

Repertoire: The semi-finals

Round 1: 65-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
W.A. Mozart Rondo in A minor, K. 511 10
Frederic Chopin Nocturne in B major, Op. 62 No. 1 7
Frederic Chopin Polonaise in C-sharp minor, Op. 26 No.1 7
Frederic Chopin Mazurka in C-sharp minor, Op. 63 No. 3 2
Maurice Ravel Minuet sur le nom d'Haydn 2
Maurice Ravel Valses Nobles et Sentimentales 15
Igor Stravinsky Three Movements from Petrouchka 15

Round 2: Accompaniment / Chamber Music

Sonata for Violin and Piano

Franck: Sonata in A major

Piano Quintet

Dvořák: Piano Quintet No 2 in A major Op 81

Repertoire: The Finals

Round 1: 18th Century Concerto

Mozart: Concerto No 23 in A major K488

Round 2: 19th or 20th century Concerto

Beethoven: Concerto No 4 in G major Op 58

Audition video


Praised by The New Yorker as an “exceptional young artist,” American pianist Matthew Graybil has performed throughout the US, Canada, France, Holland and Mexico in venues such as Carnegie’s Weill Hall, Le Poisson Rouge, the Kimmel Center's Verizon Hall, and Lincoln Center. He has appeared on radio and television, including WNYC, WQXR, WWFM, CBS Chicago and PBS.

Since making his orchestral debut at age 14, he has performed with the Fort Worth Symphony and the National Chamber Players, among others.

He has been a prize-winner in the MTNA/Yamaha National Piano Competition, the New York International Piano Competition, the National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts, the Juilliard Gina Bachauer Competition, Missouri Southern International Piano Competition, and the Wideman International Piano Competition.

Graybil was a pupil of Harvey Wedeen for six years and completed his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Juilliard, where he worked with Jerome Lowenthal and Matti Raekallio.


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