the alexander & buono Competitions


Applications are now being accepted for the

Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition

and the

Barry Alexander International Vocal Competition.

We are going to be choosing a Grand Prize Winner from the list of First Prize Winners of both the Piano and Vocal Competitions to perform in a SOLO recital at Carnegie Hall on Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 1:00 PM.


Bradshaw & Buono International

Piano Competition

 Founded in 2003 by the late David Bradshaw and Cosmo Buono, the Competition is open to students from age four to adults, and designed as an entrée into the world of piano performance for those seriously interested in pursuing a professional career.


Barry Alexander International

Voice Competition

The Barry Alexander Voice Competition is held once every three years, and is open to applicants in five age categories: Elementary School : 4-11 years; Middle School: 12-14 years; High School: 15-18 years;

College/Adults: College students pursuing degrees in Music and/or those who already have professional careers

Amateur Adults: Adults 19 years and older without professional degrees in Music.

Information for Vocal Competition 2022 will be updated soon.


The Alexander & Buono Competitions for Voice, Strings, and Flute are given once every three years.

The Flute Competition will be held in 2018, followed by Voice in 2019, and Strings in 2020.