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Keyholder Programme

Become a DIPC Keyholder

Our Keyholders are a small group of donors and strategic partners who will copper-fasten the Competition for 2022 and sustain and strengthen our organisation into the future.

Nathalia Milstein, winner of the 2015 Dublin International Piano Competition
President Michael D. Higgins and Eoín Fleming, Brennan Prize winner, 2018 Dublin International Piano Competition

We are looking to Keyholders to join us:

  • As partners in inspiring musical excellence from Ireland and around the globe.
  • To secure the future of the next generation of our accomplished young pianists.
  • To nurture and support young Irish pianists
  • To amplify the prowess and reach of the Competition in 2022 and far into the future.

If you are a company interested in becoming a strategic Keyholder, we can explore the myriad ways we can work with you to align our goals, deliver maximum brand presence and PR reach, staff engagement opportunities and exclusive hospitality experiences for your stakeholders, ensuring superb return on investment.

Contact Us

To learn more about how can get closer to our work as a Keyholder please contact Adrienne Carolan, Administrator of the DIPC at adrienne@dipc.ie or by calling (089) 978 4701

Dublin International Piano Competition 38, Baggot Street Upper, Dublin, D04 A2P2, Ireland

Tel: (089) 978 4701 | info@dipc.ie

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We wish to acknowledge the generous support of an anonymous donor through the Ireland Funds of America – Donor Advised Fund.

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I am delighted to support the Dublin International Piano Competition, which for many years has been to the forefront of fostering musical excellence among young Irish and international pianists. The Competition has transformed the lives and careers of many pianists over the last 30 years and helps to secure Ireland’s place as the custodian of one of the world’s leading piano competitions’ Carmel Naughton, DIPC Keyholder and Patron of the Arts.

Carmel Naughton


At KPMG, we value talent, leadership and excellence, and these are values that we share with the DIPC. The competition fosters excellence in young Irish and international pianists and showcases their diversity, innovation and talent on a global stage. We’re delighted to come on board as a Keyholder of the 2022 Dublin International Piano Competition, supporting the next generation of talented musicians, in Ireland and internationally.

Killian Croke, Partner, KPMG Ireland