2021 Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival

July 6 - July 25, 2021
Tuition-Free at University of South Florida, Tampa

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2021 Summer Application

  • RPPF is for solo piano only.
  • Please be aware that you are expected to be in residence for the entire festival.
  • You must be fluent in English.
  • You must have 3 style periods and a minimum of two video files.
  • Please label your submissions in English.
  • Deadline is midnight March 2, 2021.

You must be 18 years old by July 6, 2021 to attend RPPF and live in dormitory housing.
Because we do not know if we will be live or virtual we are accepting late applications.


Notification of acceptance will be e-mailed by midnight March 5, 2020. When accepted you must notify RPPF of your decision by midnight March 9, 2020 and submit your non-refundable registration deposit by credit card or Pay Pal* to hold your spot for the festival, otherwise you may lose your offer of admission. Ths is the list of what registration includes.

* You must include the name of the applicant. If you are paying with a relative’s credit card please be sure to state your own name.

Application Fee

Application fee is $85.

To discuss early acceptance please email us!

Application fee is NON-refundable

Audition Repertoire

Virtuoso etude or virtuosic piece

  1. One major work, or selection(s) from a multi-movement work
  2. One or two more pieces to make 3 style periods

Total time should be about 20 minutes. Remember to have 3 distinct contrasting styles!

(It is fine if your total time is a bit long or short…..it is okay either way!)

* Concerto movements are not acceptable

Registration & Optional Fees

RPPF Registration

Live Festival $750

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Optional Expenses

Early Dorm Per Night: $65

Parking: $65

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The Steinway pianos at USF are made possible by the kind assistance of the Music Gallery, Clearwater, Florida. THANK YOU!