“Le Petit Orchestre” Children's Concerto Competition


Ieva Carucci, Chairperson

 Application Form in Word Format

Application Form in PDF Format

 

Preliminary Adjudication Form Word Format  Final Round Adjudication Form Word Format

Preliminary Adjudication Form PDF Format     Final Round Adjudication Form PDF Format

 

Participation Fees:

Code [CC]

Application & Preliminary Round:

$50.00

Ages 7 – 10

Late Application Fee:

$70.00

 

Live Final Round:

$50.00

 

Orchestra Performance Fee:

$300.00 (includes 6 concert tickets)

Application Fees must be paid by a separate check, and should not include any MEMBERSHIP FEES. If paying application fees for several students, please indicate their names (this can be done on a separate note).

 

Dates:

Application and recording deadline:

Post Marked

May 5, 2017

Late Application and recording deadline:

Post Marked

May 10, 2017

Final Round

 RVCC

May 21, 2017

Performance with Orchestra:

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church

June 3, 2017

 

Requirements:Contestants must choose one (First Movement) or two (Second & Third) movements from the required concerto repertoire listed below.  In the Preliminary round, the judges will listen to an unaccompanied solo part with the cadenza, if there is one.This Competition is for piano and violin students up to the age of 10.  The Prizewinners will be performing their winning concerto movement(s) with the Central Jersey Symphony Orchestra in the Summer of 2014.  The Judges reserve the right not to award any Prizes.

The Preliminary Round:  Contestants must submit a video recording of their concerto in electronic format either via YouTube, Dropbox or Google Drive, which they must perform by memory.  The recording must be accompanied by a copy of the working score of the piece, which could either be mailed or submitted in PDF format and a completed Preliminary Round Adjudication Sheet (which could be found on our website under Adjudication forms).  Recordings that are not labeled properly with the contestant's name, age, composer, and concerto (no., key, op. etc.) will not be accepted.  The application must also include contestants biography and photograph which can be used in all publicity materials.  

Judges from the Preliminary Round will make their selections of contestants for the Final Round.

Final Round: Contestants will perform their concerto with an accompanist in front of the judges. Teachers may accompany their students during the Final Round.  Contestants must bring an original score and one copy for the judges.

If the contestant is chosen to perform with the orchestra, he/she must immediately submit the following:  artist biography, a professional headshot in formal concert attire, and a non-refundable fee of $300.00.  Please keep in mind that each winner will be obligated to rehearse with the orchestra 2 times, which will be determined at a later date.

Judges will make their selections of the winners and the results will be announced immediately following the Recital Final Round.

REQUIRED CONCERTO REPERTOIRE FOR THE 2015 SEASON:

 

COMPOSER

CONCERTO

INSTRUMENT

BACK

Concerto in F Minor, BWV 1056

Piano

HAYDN

Concerto in C Major

Piano

VOGLER

Concerto in C Major

Piano

BERKOVICH

Second Concerto in C Major, Op. 44

Piano

SILVANSKY

Easy Concerto

Piano

KASSCHAU

Country Concerto

Piano

MIER

Concerto in Classical Style

Piano

ACCOLAY

Concerto No.1 in A Minor

Violin

RIEDING

Concerto in B Minor, Op. 35

Violin

SEITZ

Pupil’s Concerto No. 2, Op. 13

Violin

 

 

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