Date of Auditions: October 14, 2023
Site: Popplers Music
1726 S Washington St. | Grand Forks, ND 58201
Application Deadline: September 15, 2023
The application deadline includes both the application fee of $25 and the application form. Students can apply and pay online below. Questions should be directed to 701.732.0262 or email@example.com.
We look forward to seeing you compete in 2024!
2022 Young Artist Concerto Competition Winners
Collegiate Division Winners:
1st Place: Giles Askim, Tuba
Runner Up (tie): Katelyn Cermak, Flute
Runner Up (tie): Michael Escobedo
(Pictured L-R Michael Escobedo, Giles Askim, Katelyn Cermak)
High School Division Winners:
1st Place (tie): Matthew Moe, Viola
1st Place (tie): Olivia Nelson, Voice
Runner Up: Seoyeon Ahn, Violin
(Pictured L-R Matthew Moe, Olivia Nelson, Seoyeon Ahn)
Student instrumentalists, pianists, and vocalists residing within the state of North Dakota or within 120 miles of Grand Forks, ND, are invited to participate.
High School level
Participants must be between the ages of 18–23.
The winner will be invited to perform with the Greater Grand Forks Symphony at the December Concert and will receive a cash prize of $250.
HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL
Participants must be enrolled in high school coursework.
The winner will receive a cash prize of $100. The winner may be considered to perform at a Greater Grand Forks Symphony sponsored event.
Both levels require the following:
A standard repertoire solo piece with orchestral accompaniment 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.
The audition should be performed with piano accompaniment, using the soloist’s own pianist.
Four legal copies/scores of the music must be provided for the judging panel. Photocopies are not acceptable due to copyright laws.
The application fee of $25 and the application form must both be completed before the application deadline.
Questions can be directed to Jessica Schumacher, Executive Director, at 701.732.0262 or firstname.lastname@example.org.