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YOUNG ARTIST STRING COMPETITION 2018

 

PRELIMINARY AUDITIONS

Sunday, January 7, 2018 at Holy Names University

 

FINAL COMPETITION

(For those selected as finalists)

Monday, January 15, 2018 at Diablo Valley College

 

A scholarship will be awarded to the 1st place winner of each division.

Overall best violin or viola performance will be awarded the DVC Philharmonic Award.
Overall best cello or bass performance will be awarded the Ariel Witbeck Award.
DVC Philharmonic and Ariel Witbeck Award winners will be offered a performance with the DVC Philharmonic or HNU Orchestra.

 

 

R U L E S

 

l The DVC/HNU Young Artist String Competition is open to violin, viola, cello, and bass students grade 12 and under.

Divisions:

Violin:

Primary

Grade 4 and under

 

Elementary

Grades 5 and 6

 

Intermediate

Grades 7 and 8

 

Junior

Grades 9 and 10

 

Senior

Grades 11 and 12

Viola:

Viola

Grade 12 and under

Cello:

Elementary

Grade 6 and under

 

Intermediate

Grades 7 to 9

 

Senior

Grades 10 to 12

Bass:

Bass

Grade 12 and under

Vamos:

Vamos

Grade 12 and under (performing any work by Grace Vamos)

Chamber Ensemble:

Chamber Ensemble

Grade 12 and under (ensemble of 2 or more string students)

 

l A past first place winner may not compete in the same division in any following year. A past year's first place winner may, however, compete in a more advanced division in a following year.

l Repertoire will consist of one work: one movement from a larger work or a single movement work. Work must be performed from memory.

l Contestant must provide his/her own accompanist.

l A separate application and entrance fee is required for each division entered by a student.

l Judges decisions are final.

 


D A T E S and D E T A I L S

 

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Deadline for application and payment of entrance fee

         Entrance Fee:

         $48 per application, if paid by December 31, 2017

 

         Click here for an application

 

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Preliminary Auditions at Valley Center for the Performing Arts, Holy Names University, 3500 Mountain Blvd Oakland, CA 94619. A specific performance time will be assigned and e-mailed to you after receipt of an application and entrance fee. Preliminary auditions are private. All contestants will receive written evaluations.

Click here for directions.

Click here for a campus map. Valley Center for the Performing Arts is the building marked D.


Monday, January 15, 2018 (Martin Luther King Holiday)

Final Competition (for those selected) in room M-101, Music Building, Diablo Valley College, 321 Golf Club Road,

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523. Following the Preliminary Auditions, finalists will be notified via e-mail with their performance time. The public is invited.

Click here for directions.
Click here for a campus map. Music Building is the circular building marked M.

 

 

 

Q U E S T I O N S ?

 

Please contact Lawrence Huang, Competition Chair

Phone: 925-979-5539

E-mail: lhuang@dvc.edu