REGISTER BY March 22, 2019

 

Eugene Symphony Guild Young Artist Competition

Sunday, April 14, 2019
Frohnmayer Music Building - University of Oregon
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Registration Deadline is March 22, 2019.

Competition Prizes:

Senior Division 1st Prize -$1,000

Awarded in memory of Kay Hanson
Senior Division 2nd Prize - $500
Junior Division 1st Prize - $500

Junior Division 2nd Prize - $250

Senior and Junior Division winner(s) may be offered an opportunity to perform with the Eugene Symphony, as well as opportunities to perform at Eugene Symphony Guild and other community engagement events.

Registration Fee: $40 Registration fee required.

Competition Eligibility and Details

Divisions:
Junior Division: 9:00 AM -12:00 PM
Senior Division: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Every effort will be made to schedule an audition time suitable for each applicant’s schedule. The Eugene Symphony will make every effort to accommodate scheduling conflicts when possible, but makes no guarantee that such conflicts can be avoided.

Eligibility:
Applicants must be 14-18 years old for the Junior Division and 19-25 years old for the Senior Division as of April 14, 2019, and currently reside in Oregon.

Previous prize winners of the Eugene Symphony Guild Young Artist Competition are ineligible to compete.

The Young Artist Competition is open to all orchestral instrumentalists, including pianists. The Competition is not currently open to vocalists.

Repertoire and Accompaniment:

  • Applicants must prepare a movement from a concerto or single-movement work from the standard orchestral repertoire.
  • Six copies of the soloist’s score are to be provided. Photocopies are permissible.
  • Based on the panel’s discretion, each performer will be allowed to perform up to six minutes of your prepared piece in the competition. Please note: we do allow cuts in your performance, and the panel of judges may stop you at any time.
  • Each applicant must provide their own accompanist.
  • Applicants are encouraged, but not required, to play from memory.
  • Winners and prizes will be announced at the conclusion of the competition. We will make every effort to stay on time during the competition and appreciate your flexibility.
  • Participants will receive judges’ comments following the competition.

Competition Prizes:
Senior Division 1st Prize -$1,000
Senior Division 2nd Prize - $500
Junior Division 1st Prize - $500
Junior Division 2nd Prize - $250

Senior and Junior Division winner(s) may be offered an opportunity to perform with the Eugene Symphony, as well as opportunities to perform at Eugene Symphony Guild and other community engagement events.

Registration Fee:
$40 Registration fee required. The fee must be submitted (as a check or money order) to the Eugene Symphony, postmarked by Friday, April 1, 2019, and mailed to:

Eugene Symphony Association
Attn: Young Artist Competition
115 West 8th Ave, Suite 115
Eugene, OR 97401