Berkley-Pendell Piano Scholarship Competition
Berkley-Pendell Piano Scholarship Competition

Berkley-Pendell Piano Scholarship Competition

The purpose of the Berkley-Pendell Scholarship Fund is to encourage and promote the cause of great music, and via its sponsorship of this annual competition, to foster emerging pianistic artistry and youth.  The participating chapters jointly sponsor the annual piano competition for students whose teachers are active members of the participating chapters.  The winners of each division are awarded cash prizes, and invited to perform at a special concert, and receive additional honors and recognition.

In 1986, sister ISMTA chapters established the Berkley-Pendell Scholarship Fund in honour of the founding members of the original chapter, Helen Berkley of Winfield, IL, and Verona Pendell of West Chicago, IL.  Currently the following ISMTA chapters sponsor and participate in the Fund's activities:  Naperville, Salt Creek, Waubonsee, and West Suburban.

Competition Date

April 8, 2018

Competition Location

North Central College in Naperville, Illinois:  Wentz Fine Arts Center 

Winners' Celebratory Recital

April 14, 2018

7:00 p.m.

Steinway Piano Gallery

1800 Shore Rd., Suite B

Naperville, Illinois 60563 



Teacher Eligibility Description
BP Tchr Eligblty '17.pdf
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Teacher Information Form
BP Tchr Info '17.pdf
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Student Eligibility Information
BP Stdnt Elig '17.pdf
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Student Entry Form
BP Stdnt Entry '17.pdf
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Evaluation Form
BP Stdnt Eval Form '17.pdf
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Music/Repertoire Requirements
BP Mus Reqrmnts '17.pdf
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