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PRE-COLLEGE COMPETITION May 10-11, 2024

Ages 6-18

Teacher must register at www.musicianswestregister.com

Deadline is April 28, 2024. Registration fee is $40.

LOCATIONS

Stephens Performing Arts Center

Idaho State University Fine Arts Building

 

ELIGIBILITY

Idaho piano students in grades 1-12, age 6-18

 

PRELIMINARY AUDITIONS

Friday, May 10         3:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 11     9:00 am - 5:00 pm

 

COMPETITION FINALS

Saturday, May 11

   3:00 pm  (Primary, Elementary, Intermediate 1)

   6:30 pm  (Intermediate 2, Advanced 1, Advanced 2)

 

REPERTOIRE

  • Contestants will play two memorized solo pieces.

  • Maximum Preliminary Audition time allowances :  Primary-Intermediate 2:  ten minutesAdvanced 1 & 2:  fifteen minutes.

  • Repeats in the music may be omitted.

  • Composers from any of the major historical eras may be represented. Students should program the types of pieces they play best, even if they are from the same historical era.

  • Only copyrighted, published music may be performed. No concerti are allowed.

  • Any movement of a sonata, sonatina or suite can count as one piece.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Final decisions regarding Levels will be at the discretion of the Directors, in order to give contestants their best advantage. A list of representative repertoire for each Level from past competitions is available here.

  • Memorization is required in all phases of the competition.

  • An original copy of the music must be provided for the adjudicator. Teacher’s markings in the music need not be erased, and measure numbers are required.

  • Students and teachers need not be members of any local or national organization to qualify, but students and/or teachers must be residents of the state of Idaho.

 

COMPETITION FINALS

  • Each Finalist will perform one memorized piece at the Competition Finals, in an open concert setting at Jensen Grand Concert Hall.

  • Adjudicator will choose the Competition Finals piece after hearing the Preliminary Audition.

  • A piece longer than 8 minutes may be subject to abridgement for the Competition Finals.

For more information email musicianswest@gmail.com or call (208)251-8051

 

 

 

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