Oxford Alabama's Inaugural Rubato International Piano Competiton August 8-13, 2022

This August, OPAC will play host to an incredible new event: The Rubato International Piano Competition, a professionally juried piano competition which will bring competitors and judges from all over the globe to compete for top prizes in either the classical or jazz genre of piano music. Coordinated by our Director of Music Education, Julio Barreto, our inaugural competition promises to delight music lovers of all ages. In the week leading up to their performances, contestants will practice daily, attend Masterclasses, and meet local leaders and elected officials.

On Friday and Saturday night, performers will have the opportuinity to show off their skills in front of an audience and the jury. The Semifinals on Friday are free admission, but a ticket is still required to attend this event. Tickets for the Finals on Saturday are $15, or $8 for students.

Semifinals: Friday, August 12, at 6:00 PM

Complimentary Semifinals Tickets


Finals: Saturday, August 13, at 6:00 PM 

Finals Tickets


Visit rubatopiano.org for more information!