Entry Requirements

High School

  1. Entrants must be currently enrolled in a high school program
  2. OR have just graduated from a high school program in the spring of 2017.

Round 1- Preliminary Round (Recorded) – 1 piece from the list. (10 minute max.)

Round 2- Semi-Final Round (Live)- 1 piece from the list (May repeat from recorded round).

Round 3- Final Round- 2 Pieces: one from the list and one piece of your choice. (May repeat from round 1 or 2, must perform one piece that was NOT recorded or performed in the semi-final round).

 

Collegiate/OPEN

  1. Entrants for the Collegiate/Open Division must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate, masters, doctoral, performance certificate program, OR be no more that 32 years of age.

Round 1- Preliminary Round (Recorded) – 2 pieces: Any J.S. Bach Prelude or Gigue from the Cello Suites (12 options, you may also choose from the Gigues in the Solo Violin Partitas), and 1 piece from the list. (15-20 minutes max.)

Round 2- Semi-Final Round (Live)- 2 pieces: Any J.S. Bach Prelude or Gigue from the Cello Suites(12 options, you may also choose from the Gigues in the Solo Violin Partitas ), and 1 piece from the list. (15-20 minutes max.) (May repeat from recorded round).

Round 3- Final Round- 2 Pieces: Composition Contest Compulsory Solo Work TBA February 1st after all submissions have been reviewed, and one piece of your choice that was not recorded or performed in the semi-final round.  (15-20 minutes max.)

 

Open Duo

  1. Entrants can be currently enrolled in high school, undergraduate, masters, doctoral, performance certificate programs, OR be no more that 32 years of age.

Round 1- Preliminary Round (Recorded) – 1 piece from the list. (12 minute max.)

Round 2- Semi-Final Round (Live)- 1 piece from the list and 1 piece of your choice. (20 minute max.) (May repeat from recorded round)

Round 3- Final Round (Live) 2 Pieces: one from the list and one piece of your choice. (May repeat from round 1 or 2, must perform one piece that was NOT recorded or performed in the semi-final round).

The first round requires the submission of an audio recording to be reviewed by the 2017 Audio Judge. Please make sure that your audio recording is of a high quality.

  • All files must be submitted in mp3 format through the website
  • Total size of all files must not exceed 100mb
  • Name of file should consist only of letters, numbers, and dashes (please, no international characters)
  • Please use the name of the piece followed by the first and last name of the composer when you are naming the files