Concerto Competition

COMPETITION SCHEDULE

October 22 – Application Materials Due
Oct. 29 – Competition
Oct. 30 – Results announced
Spring Concert, May 2019 — Winner performs with the TMYO Symphony Orchestra

ELIGIBILITY
The Concerto Competition is open to current members of the TMYO Symphony Orchestra in 11th and 12th grade. All orchestral instruments are eligible to audition, excluding piano.

REPERTOIRE
Candidates are strongly encouraged to select concerti from the standard repertoire. Students may be asked to change their selection if scores are not available or require rental.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: APPLY BELOW
Candidates must submit the following materials:

Essay
Teacher Recommendation
Online Application

All application materials are due by OCTOBER 22, 2018.

AUDITIONS
The Concerto Competition Jury will convene on October 29, 2018. Finalists should provide two copies of their music for the judges. It is recommended that finalists perform their complete selection (full movement) with accompaniment. For finalists performing the entire concerto, the jury may request excerpts of works which exceed 15 minutes in length.

Audition Date: October 29, 2018
Start Time: 6:30 PM
Location: USF School of Music

RESULTS
Competition results will be emailed on or before October 30, 2018.

All materials must be received by October 22, 2018

1. ESSAY INSTRUCTIONS

Concerto Competition applicants must prepare an essay describing why they enjoy performing the selected concerto. Essays shall be between 250 and 500 words. Email essays to nancy.lorenzen@tmyo.org.

2. TEACHER RECOMMENDATION

Applicants must have their private teacher provide a statement to the TMYO recommending the applicant for the Concerto Competition. Recommendations should be emailed to nancy.lorenzen@tmyo.org.

3. ONLINE APPLICATION

Applicants must complete and submit the following application form:

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