SOUND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
SOLO COMPETITION APPLICATION
Birth Date:_______________ Phone :______________________
Email address: ___________________________________________
Signature of Parent (if under 18):_____________________________
Work to be performed:______________________________________
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Preferred Date: Friday, May 12, 2017, North Shore Public Library* ______
Saturday, May 13, 2017, North Shore Public Library * ______
Mail application and non-refundable $50.00 application fee (check or money order made payable to the Sound Symphony, Inc.), to:
SOUND SYMPHONY, Inc.
P.O. Box 499
East Setauket, NY 11733
The competition is open to all instrumentalists and vocalists. Contestants must be under the age of 19 as of January 1, 2018. Previous winners are not eligible to audition within 3 years of winning the competition.
Auditions with an accompanist are mandatory and the responsibility of the contestant. A second keyboard will be available for those accompanying pianists. Suitable repertoire includes any solo piece with orchestral accompaniment. All works must be memorized and prepared to be performed in their entirety for the audition.
Contestants will be judged on overall performance, style, and suitability of performance with orchestral accompaniment. All contestants will be auditioned privately. The judges reserve the right to select more than one winner or to select no winner. The decisions of the judges are final.
Applications must be postmarked no later than April 15, 2017 and must include the application fee to be considered. Receipt of the completed application will be acknowledged by the competition committee via email. Audition times will be specified in the email.
Please include your biography with the application submission. Judges will not be privy to biographies until after the winner(s) is/are selected.
*North Shore Public Library, 250 Route 25A, Shoreham, NY 11786