Congratulations to the 2013-2014
KSYO Concerto Competition Winners:
Daniel Choo, violin - Wieniawski Violin Concerto No. 2, Movement 1
Benjamin Parton, violin -Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1, Movement 4
Winner(s) will receive a cash award and perform with the
Knoxville Symphony Youth Orchestra on February 23, 2014
Thank you to the 2013 Judging Panel:
Gabriel Lefkowitz, Concertmaster, Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
Jeffery Whaley, Principal Horn, Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
Chih-Long Hu, Associate Professor of Piano, East Tennessee State University
The competition is open to all high-school students who play an orchestral instrument and live in Knox, Anderson, Blount, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Loudon, Roane, Sevier or Union counties, or are current members of the Knoxville Symphony Youth Orchestra Association.
Auditions are limited to one movement of a solo work with orchestral accompaniment.
The orchestral accompaniment parts must be readily available by purchase or rental. Questions about the suitability of a piece should be emailed to KSO Youth Orchestra Manager: Kathy Hart.
Students must submit the following:
Application, recordings and fees must be received by November 1, 2013.
Each application must be printed and have a private instructor’s signature and a parent’s signature.
- PRELIMINARY ROUND RECORDINGS:
Please email a recording of the applicant performing one movement of a solo work with orchestra accompaniment. The recording should include a piano accompanist performing the piano reduction of the orchestral part. Recorded media accepted include: iTunes and Windows programs that produce MPEG-4, m4a, mp3 and ACC formats. They should be emailed to Kathy@knoxvillesymphony.com or you may mail a hard copy of a standard compact disc along with your application fee to the address below.
A NON-REFUNDABLE $30.00 APPLICATION FEE SHOULD BE MAILED (ALONG WITH APPLICATION) TO:
Knoxville Symphony Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition
PO Box 360/Knoxville/TN/37901-0360
For more information or to receive an application by mail or Email: Kathy@knoxvillesymphony.com