WCM International Piano Festival

10 - 17 July 2023

Dr. Cathal Breslin, Festival Director:
It is my great pleasure to welcome you to the 4th Walled City Music International Piano Festival, based in my home city of Derry, Northern Ireland. This will be a unique and exciting Festival, offering an immersive and inspiring platform for young pianists!


Festival Concert Schedule & Faculty Concert Programmes

Please note: Student Variety Showcase Programmes are TBC.


Programme – Read More

  • View or download the Faculty Concert programmes

Faculty Members – Read More

  • Cathal Breslin (Festival Director, Prof. at Arizona State University)
  • Therese Fahy (Prof. at Royal Irish Academy of Music)
  • Chu-Fang Huang (President, Ameri-China International Music Association)
  • Chih-Long Hu (Prof. at University of Tennessee)
  • Svetozar Ivanov (Prof. at University of South Florida)
  • Pei-Chun Liao (Prof. at University of Taipei)
  • Cahill Smith (Prof. at Utah State University)

Registration – Read More

  • Registration is still remaining for the last few spots!
  • Tuition fee £1000 – to be paid by bank transfer at the time of application
  • Special tuition scholarships available for Irish pianists

Visiting Derry – Read More

Located in the stunning north-west of Ireland, the charming city of Derry~Londonderry is renowned as one of the finest walled cities in Europe, full of fascinating history and culture. Find out more about how to get here, where to stay and what to do in our Visiting Derry section!

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