The Piano Santa Foundation (PSF) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and enhancing music education for children in the Portland Metropolitan area. PSF offers a unique program including piano scholarships for students, piano placement grants for community organizations, group performance events, after school group keyboard classes and a music lending library.

2023 Grand Scholarship Competition

PSF is now accepting application for the 2023 Grand Scholarship Competition. The winner of the PSF Grand Scholarship Competition receives the use of a grand piano in his or her home for two years including moving costs, annual tuning, and maintenance. 

Applications Due: May 22, 2023
Auditions: June 24, 2023

If you are interested in learning more, please download an application.
2023 Grand Scholarship Application

Watch the PSF Video!

Check out this amazing video about PSF produced and edited by Dan Sadowsky of Storymind Productions!   

Keira: Musician and Martial Artist

Keira is the most recent PSF Winter Grand Scholarship winner!  Not only is she a talented pianist, but also an accomplished martial artist. Check out this video clip of Keira performing Fantasie Impromptu by Chopin at the 2022 PSF Fall Showcase. To learn more about Keira, read about her in the 2023 PSF Newsletter.

Sponsored by Classic Pianos and Yamaha America, the Winter Grand Scholarship Competition is offered every other year, and awards the use of a brand new Yamaha grand piano for 2 years. The next competition is coming up soon, so check back with us in October 2023 for more information.

PSF Student Adrian Valenzuela Debuts
Original Composition at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

Learn more about Adrian’s inspiration for this piece in the 2023 PSF Newsletter or visit YouTube to hear the performance.

The Piano Santa Foundation does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.