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Young Artists Concerto Competition 2020

Dear Musician,

We are pleased to announce the Greater Grand Forks Symphony Orchestra’s annual Young Artist Concerto Competition to be held on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at the Josephine Campbell Recital Hall in the University of North Dakota Hughes Fine Arts Building

YOUNG ARTIST CONCERTO COMPETITION - Collegiate level

  • This competition is open to orchestral instrumentalists, pianists, or vocalists residing within the state of North Dakota or within 120 miles of Grand Forks, ND, and between the ages of 18 and 23 born on or after February 21, 1996.

  • The winner will be invited to perform with the Greater Grand Forks Symphony at the December 2019 Holiday Concert and will receive a check for $500. Second prize receives $250.

 

YOUNG ARTIST CONCERTO COMPETITION – High School level

  • This competition is open to orchestral instrumentalists, pianists, or vocalists residing within the state of North Dakota or within 120 miles of Grand Forks, ND and currently enrolled in High School coursework.

  • The winner will be invited to perform a solo at a Greater Grand Forks Symphony sponsored event and will receive a check for $100.

 

Both competitions require the following:

• A standard repertoire solo piece with orchestra from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic or Modern period. Please submit the estimated timing of the piece. In the case of a multi-movement piece exceeding 15 minutes, please select one movement. Your selection needs to be approved by the GGFSO Music Director for timing, and availability of score, parts and appropriate orchestral forces (instruments/players) in case you are selected to perform this piece with orchestra. 

• Memorization is required

• Three scores or three piano parts must be provided for the judging panel. Photocopies are acceptable.

 

Questions should be directed via e-mail to tamara.auer@ggfso.org. Applications due December 13th, 2019.

Application form: