Senior Division: Grades 9-12

Audition Date: Saturday, April 27, 2019 – see audition information for locations. NEW: CHOOSE your audition time when you register (available times are between 11 am and 5 pm)

Registration Deadline: Monday, April 1st, 2019. See registration for more information. The registration fee for the senior division is $75.

Requirements:
1. Each applicant must present two memorized selections from contrasting periods of music to fill an audition of 10 minutes:

  • one selection from either the Baroque or Classical periods, AND
  • one selection from either the Romantic, Impressionist, or contemporary periods.

Selections must be of advanced level. Concerti, popular music, transcriptions or arrangements will not be accepted. Total audition time will not exceed 10 minutes, although the combined length of the pieces may be longer than 10 minutes. Judges will stop pieces at their discretion within the time limit. This will not affect scores.

2. Applicants must bring the original sheet music (or a printout of an authorized, online purchase) to the audition. Applicants bringing photocopies will forfeit their audition.

3. Applicants must have studied with their present teacher for at least six months.

4. Winners will perform at the Winners’ Concert, with the exception of Honorable Mention winners. Any winners not in attendance at the concert forfeit their award. Adjudicators¬†select the concert repertoire. Repertoire for the Winners’ Concert cannot be changed at the teacher’s or student’s discretion.

Awards:
McGaughey Platinum Prize, Gr 11-12 ($1500)
First Prize, Gr 11-12 ($1000)
Grand Prize, Gr 9-10 ($750)
First Prize, Gr 9-10 ($500)
Honorable Mention, Gr 9-12 ($150)