|Posted by Megan Gilles on February 6, 2016 at 9:00 PM|
Piano Solo Festival
March 12, 2016
Totino Fine Arts Center
University of Northwestern-St. Paul
Honors Concert (finalists) in Nazareth Chapel
Awards Ceremony and reception in the Nazareth Great Room following the concert.
Preliminary Round: Performance schedules, including the time for each performer's individual prelimnary performance will be mailed to performers during the week of March 1, 2016. Performance time for the preliminary round is limited as follows for each category entered:
Grades 4-6: 5 minutes maximum
Grades 7-9: 7 minutes maximum
Grades 10-12: 9 minutes maximum
Due to time constraints, some pieces may not be heard in their entirety during the prelimary round. Participants may not plan their own cuts to accomodate the time allotment.
Registration: The official application form, with a non-refundable $22 entry fee, must be postmarked by February 22, 2016.
Eligibility: The festival is open to all piano students, grades 4-12.
Category 1 (grades 4-6)
Category 2 (grades 7-9)
Category 3 (grades 10-12)
Repertoire requirement: A solo work from the standard classical repertoire, a contest piece, or a standard gospel arrangement. Classical repertoire must be original scores only, no arrangements. Repeats may be omitted. All music must be memorized.
Scores: Participants must present judges with a score of each piece to be performed. Measures must be numbered. No photocopies are accepted.
Previous Winners: First Prize Winners must advance to the next age category.
Awards for each Category
First Prize: Category 1-$50
First Prize: Category 2-$75
First Prize-Category 3-$100
Second Prize: Categories 1, 2, and 3-Gift certificate for Schmitt Music
All participants will receive a scholarship voucher applicable to the summer Piano Institute held July 25-30, 2016.
For more information call Dr. Richard Lange at 651-631-5242
Make Check payable to University of Northwestern
Return application form with $22 entry fee to:
Piano Solo Festival
Dr. Richard Lange, F2332
University of Northwestern
30003 Snelling Avenue North
Roseville, MN 55113-1598
Piano Solo Applicant:
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