Collegiate Awards

 

For College Music & Music Education Majors

(Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, Graduate Students)

 

Auditions will be held April 1, 2017

at College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls

 

Awards chairman:  Jamie Ramsayer

1125 E. Alameda, Pocatello, ID   83201

Tel.:  208-904-0398

Email: jamocha7@hotmail.com

 

AWARDS:

$300 Awards will be awarded to all first place winners in the following categories:

Piano, Organ, String, Voice, Brass, Woodwind, Percussion, Guitar.

 

The first place winners will then compete in a public concert during the afternoon of the competition

for the top $1000 Award.

RULES:

  1. Adhere to the requirements stated on the Collegiate Repertoire Requirements. AT LEAST ONE PIECE MUST BE MEMORIZED.

  2. Fill out the application form and mail to the chairman.It must be postmarked by March 1.

  3. Pay $25 for each classification entered.  Make checks payable to Idaho Federation of Music Clubs.  If you are an Idaho student attending an out-of-state university/college (or if your university/college in Idaho is not federated), you must pay an Individual Student/Collegiate  membership fee of $16 in addition to the $25 entrance fee.  There are no refunds.

  4. You must be a college music major.  The application form must be signed by your department head or major professor.

  5. You must be a U.S. citizen and an Idaho resident, have a high school graduation certificate from the state of Idaho, and not be over 29 years of age by March 1.

  6. Previous $1000 winners are not eligible to enter again.

  7. Bring suitable concert attire for the afternoon concert competition.

  8. Judges are free to declare “no winner” in any category if not enough points have been received.  In case of a tie, the student performing the more difficult literature wins.  No tie is allowed with the $1000 award.

REPERTOIRE REQUIREMENTS

PIANO  (No concerti, please)

  1. Bach: a Prelude & Fugue from the Well-Tempered Clavier; or Toccata; or Fantasia; or an opening  movement from an English Suite or Partita.
  2. The first or third movements of a sonata by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, or one of their contemporaries.
  3. A major Romantic or Impressionistic composition.
  4. A selection by a 20th century American (U.S.) composer.

ORGAN

  1. Bach: a Prelude & Fugue, Toccata & Fugue, or another work containing a fugue.
  2. A work from the Romantic period.
  3. A composition by a 20th century American (U.S.) composer.

VOICE

  1. An aria from a Classical or Romantic opera.
  2. An aria from an oratorio by composers such as Bach, Handel, Haydn, or Mendelssohn.
  3. Two songs in original languages, selected from Italian songs of the 17th & 18th Centuries, or German and French songs from the Classic or Romantic Periods.
  4. A contemporary art song by an American (U.S.) composer.

STRING

  1. The first movement from a standard concerto.
  2. A work from the Romantic period.
  3. A short 20th century selection by an American (U.S.) composer.

WOODWIND

  1. The first movement of a standard concerto.
  2. A complete sonata or other work of comparable difficulty from another period.
  3. A short 20th century selection by an American (U.S.) composer.

BRASS

  1. The first movement of a standard concerto.
  2. A complete sonata or other work of comparable difficulty from another period.
  3. A short 20th century selection by an American (U.S.) composer.

PERCUSSION

  1. A complete concerto or sonata.
  2. Two suitable works representing two of the following areas: snare drum; keyboard percussion; tympani; multi- percussion.

GUITAR

  1. The first movement from a standard concerto or sonata from the Baroque / Classical Period. (Suggested  works for the Baroque/Classical periods are Minuets, Op. 11 & 22, & Etudes by Sor;  Paganini  Sonatinas;  Giuliani-Variations on a Theme of Handel, or Sonatine, Op. 71; Movements from the Bach  Lute Suites.)
  2. One Romantic work.
  3. A short 20th century work by an American (U.S.) composer.

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