Gijon International Piano Festival


Set on the spectacular north coast of Spain, the Gijon International Piano Festival offers advanced pianists an opportunity for thirteen days of intensive master classes, recitals, and private instruction with world renowned faculty, including Julian Martin, Marc Durand, Dominique Weber, James Giles, Jean Saulnier, Jose Ramon Mendez, Logan Skelton and Bob McDonald.


American students

We offer small individual scholarships for American students wishing to pursue their music study in Spain or with a Spanish professor in the United States.

Spanish students

We offer small grants for Spanish students who wish to pursue music study in the United States.

Recital Grants

We offer small grants for Spanish and American artists who wish to collaborate together on a recital project. We also offer small grants for artists wishing to present a recital project that focuses mainly on Spanish or American music.

To apply for a scholarship or grant, please write to us at:

The Spanish American Music Council
c/o Dr. Amy E. Gustafson
675 West End Avenue, 4C
New York, NY 10025

Please include:

1. Presentation letter describing your project or desired course of study
2. Biography or curriculum vitae
3. CD or DVD recording that best displays your artistry