Wilson Award for High School Seniors

WILSON MEMORIAL AWARD

For High School Seniors

 

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 

 

The Award:

The Award for $600 is given in memory of Charles and Lucille Wilson of Nampa.

Rules:

  1. Adhere to the  requirements stated on the separate sheet,  Wilson Memorial Award Performance Requirements, and AT LEAST ONE PIECE MUST BE MEMORIZED.
  2. Fill out application form and mail to the Awards Chairman. It must be postmarked by March 1.
  3. Pay $25 application fee.  Make check payable to Idaho Federation of Music Clubs.  No refunds.
  4. The applicant must be a member of an Idaho Junior Music Club. An applicant may also become a member by paying $14.00 dues as an Individual Junior Member.
  5. The award is granted to a student to further his/her music education as a music major or minor, for music lessons and/or classes, or in other music fields such as music therapy.  The award is to be used by the student during his/her coming freshman year at a college of his/her choice.
  6. Judges are free to declare no winner if not enough points are received.  The judges do have the right to declare a tie.

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

PIANO

  1. A piece from the Baroque or Classical periods.
  2. A Romantic composition.
  3. A selection by a 20th century composer.

     One of the pieces in requirement 2. or 3. must be by an American (US.) composer. No concerti, please.

ORGAN

  1. Bach: a short Prelude & Fugue; or Prelude & Fugue in b minor or e minor; or Fantasie & Fugue in g minor.
  2. A work from the Romantic period.
  3. A composition by a 20th century American (U.S.) composer.

VOICE

  1. An aria from an opera or oratorio.
  2. A work of the Romantic period.
  3. A contemporary art song by an American (U.S.) composer.

VIOLIN

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

VIOLA

  1. A slow movement by Bach, such as the “Arioso” or the first movement of a concerto or sonata.
  2. A work from the Romantic period.
  3. A short 20th century selection by an American (U.S.) composer.

‘CELLO

  1. Two contrasting movements from one of the Six Solo Suites by Bach, or one movement of a sonata or concerto from the Baroque or Classical periods.
  2. A work from the Romantic period.
  3. A short 20th century selection by an American (U.S.) compose

DOUBLE BASS

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

WINDS

  1. The first movement of a Classical concerto or two contrasting movements of a Baroque sonata.
  2. A work from the Romantic period.
  3. A short 20th century selection by an American (U.S.) composer.
    (Flutists may use works from the Impressionistic Period or French Paris Conservatory solos instead of a
    Romantic work
    . Bassoonists & Saxophonists may select works from other than the Romantic period for
    their second
    selection.)

PERCUSSION

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

GUITAR

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

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