$40.00

Competition Rules

Lakewood Symphony Orchestra

2017 Young Artists Concerto Competition

 

Awards

 

1st $1000 Rockley Family Foundation Prize and a performance of the complete concerto with the Lakewood Symphony Orchestra on June 1, 2017, at the Lakewood Cultural Center

 

2nd $600 Rotary Club of Lakewood Prize (award to be presented at the concert on June 1, 2017)

 

3rd $300 (award to be presented at the concert on June 1, 2017)

 

 

Eligibility

 

The competition is open to all non-piano instrumentalists ages 12 through high school who are residents of Colorado.

 

The participant must be able to perform from memory a complete concerto for their instrument.

 

The participant must be available for the final round on April 15, 2017.

 

The participant must be available for the concert on Thursday, June 1, 2017, and rehearsals on May 30 (Tuesday) and 31 (Wednesday), 2017.

 

 

Dates to remember

 

Applications will be accepted beginning January 15, 2017 and end February 28, 2017 at midnight. Applications will be accepted online only and can be accessed through the Lakewood Symphony website atHTTP://LAKEWOODSYMPHONY.ORG/COMPETITION

 

Finalists will be announced by March 15, 2017. The final round, consisting of a performance of the complete concerto (excluding expositions and long orchestral interludes) will be held at Rockley Music Center, 8555 W. Colfax Avenue in Lakewood on April 15, 2017.

 

Performance with the Lakewood Symphony on June 1, 2017.

 

 

Requirements

 

1. An audio recording of the participant performing the concerto with piano accompaniment will be required for the application. The audio recording should be of good quality and between 10 and 15 minutes in length. The recording should contain portions of each movement and give a good representation of the participant’s skill and musicality. Do not include long orchestral introductions and please use appropriate cuts for long orchestral interludes. If a long movement includes a lengthy cadenza at the end, record as much of the movement as time permits and then skip to the cadenza. Your teacher should be able to help you select representative portions of each movement.

 

2. You will need to provide proof of age (copy of birth certificate, passport or driver’s license).

 

3. A $40 application fee is required along with the completed application.

 

Further inquiries can be directed to:

 

LAKEWOODSYMPHONY@OUTLOOK.COM