Student Concerto Competition

Richard R. Deas

Student Concerto Competition Auditions

Saturday, November 15, 2014
in the Cultural Arts Building on the UNCW campus.
For information regarding the UNCW Division click here.

Junior Division

High School Division

Eligibility
The competition is limited to instrumental and piano students enrolled in grades 4-8 with a home address within New Hanover, Onslow, Duplin, Sampson, Bladen, Brunswick, Pender, or Columbus counties. Previous winners may not audition on the same instrument.
Eligibility
The competition is limited to instrumental and piano students enrolled in grades 9-12 with a home address within New Hanover, Onslow, Duplin, Sampson, Bladen, Brunswick, Pender, or Columbus counties. Previous winners may not audition on the same instrument.
Rules
Audition pieces must be performed from memory. The contestant must provide an accompanist and three copies of the music for the judges (copyrighted music may not be photocopied). The decision of the judges is final, and the winner must perform the composition played at the audition, accompanied by the Wilmington Symphony Youth Orchestra at concert to be determined.
Rules
Audition pieces must be performed from memory. The contestant must provide an accompanist and three copies of the music for the judges (copyrighted music may not be photocopied). The decision of the judges is final, and the winner must perform the composition played at the audition, accompanied by the Wilmington Symphony at the February concert.
Performance
The Junior Division winner must be available for rehearsals, dress rehearsal, and performance during the spring following auditions; exact date will be available when auditions are scheduled.
Performance
The High School Division winner must be available for rehearsals, dress rehearsal, and performance during the spring following auditions; exact date will be available when auditions are scheduled.
Repertoire
Selections must be no more than 6 minutes in length; the suitability of the selection and availability of performance materials must be approved by the conductor prior to the acceptance of the application (contact errantes@uncw.edu). No composition may be entered if it appeared or will appear on any Wilmington Symphony concert the prior season or the current season.
Repertoire
Selections must be no more than 12 minutes in length; click here for a list of suggested pieces. For works not listed, the suitability and availability of performance materials must be approved by the conductor prior to the acceptance of the application. No composition may be entered if it appeared or will appear on any Wilmington Symphony concert the prior season or the current season.

Fee

There is a $15 non-refundable application fee.

Application and Deadline

The application deadline is October 31.