REQUIREMENTS OF THE
1.Applicant must be a
high school student, a Vermont resident and/or participate weekly
in Vermont music programs for youth, and may not be a former
winner of the competition.
2. Applicant must audition
for the judges at the Barre Opera House on Sunday, November 20,
2016, at the assigned time.
3. Applicant shall prepare
three pieces, of which at least one shall be a movement of a
concerto or orchestral work with soloist, suitable for performance
with a symphony
orchestra . He/she shall be asked to perform at least two of
the pieces, one to be
chosen by the applicant and one or more by the judges. At least
one piece should be
played from memory. If students are auditioning with a prepared
concerto, two of the movements can be used for two of the three
piece requirement and the third piece can be an etude or a study.
4. Applicant must provide
accompanist and, for the judges, three copies of the selections
to be played.
5. To qualify for the
$500 award, the winner must appear as soloist with the Vermont
Philharmonic at their winter concerts in February, 2017. The
award shall be used to
further the music education of the winner.
6. The judges reserve
the right to award the full scholarship, to award only the
monetary portion with no performance privilege or to make no
award, if in their
judgment, there is no adequately qualified candidate. The judges
decision will be final. The Vermont Philharmonic reserves the
right to cancel the competition if there is an insufficient number
of applicants necessary to conduct a competitive audition and
not award the scholarship that year.
7. Late applications may
not be considered for an audition.
8. Questions should be
directed to Marta Cambra at 229-9218 or via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
9. Application must be
submitted no later than November 5, 2016 to:
1388 Crosstown Road
Berlin, VT 05602