Concerto Competition

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.

COMPETITION SCHEDULE

February 8 – Essay, Recommendation, Online Application Due.

February 9 – Finalists Announced.

February 23 – Virtual Performance Videos Due.

February 26 – Concerto Competition Winner Announced.

March 29, 2021 – Winner’s Concerto Competition Presented at VTMYO Virtual Concert.

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:
Candidates must submit the following materials:

Essay
Teacher Recommendation
Online Application (includes resume)

All application materials are due by FEBRUARY 8, 2021.  Please email materials to Nancy Lorenzen – Nancy.lorenzen@tmyo.org.

COMPETITION

Finalists will be given a link where Concerto Competition videos can be submitted.

Please submit a copy of your music for the judges also.

Concerto Competition videos are due no later than February 23, 5 p.m.

The Concerto Competition Jury will convene during the week of February 23, 2021. It is recommended that finalists perform their complete selection (full movement) with accompaniment. 

Competition results will be emailed on or by FEBRUARY 26, 2021.

The following materials must be received by FEBRUARY 8, 2021.

ESSAY:  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.

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

ONLINE APPLICATION:  Applicants must complete and submit the following application form:

 CONCERTO COMPETITION APPLICATION

 

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