Young Artists Competition
Announcing the 53rd Annual Young Artists Competition Auditions Saturday, March 7, 2020 Strings and Voice
The categories for the 2020 contest are Strings and Voice. The entry fee is $50 and application may be made through our website by filling out the application below.
The contest is limited to the first 25 eligible applicants. Applicants must be residents of California, or students from out of state attending college or with a private teacher in California, not older than age 26 at the time of the competition, or 30 for vocalists.The application DEADLINE is Friday February 21, 2020. Instrumental contestants are to prepare: 1. A full concerto or concert piece 2. A solo piece of contrasting style. Vocal contestants need to have 3 works: 1. One aria from Opera 2. One Art Song or a Lieder 3. One song from a Musical Theatre or Operetta. Selections are to be performed from memory unless prior arrangements are made with the Young Artists Competition chairman. Applicants will provide their own accompanist and original scores of their music will be made available for the judges. In the event that an accompanist cannot be acquired by the contestant, there will be an accompanist available, for a fee, at the competition. The two top winners will perform as soloists during the 2020-2021 season, one at each separate performance. Each will also receive a $1,000 cash prize.
Musicians placing second in each category will receive $500 cash prizes.
To pay online, go to the home page, click on the DONATE button and follow the instructions.
The application deadline is February 21, 2020.
For more information, please call Fay Weber at 562 631 5262.
You may also email Fay Weber at email@example.com