Concerto Divisions

 

One Movement Division

Entire Concerto Division

 

 

Concerto - One Movement Division

Eugenia Betman, Chairperson

Application Form in Word Format       

Preliminary Adjudication Form Word Format

Final Round Adjudication Form

DATES & FEES:

Application & Preliminary Round deadline:  May 8, 2023

Application Fee:  $85.00

  • This must include a YouTube recording
  • Competition Application (downloadable copy is provided above)
  • Preliminary Round Adjudication Form (downloadable copy is provided above)
  • A valid membership
  • Application fee, which need to be submitted via PayPal, Venmo or a personal check
  • Division Code C or EC (age group codes are listed below)

If submitting the application late (no later than May 13), Late Application Fee is $115.00

Final Live Round:  May 21, 2023

Final Round Fee: $100.00

This will be held at the Raritan Valley Community College

Winner's Recital:  June 25, 2023

Recital Fee:  $200.00

This will be held at Merkin Hall, Kaufmann Center, NYC

GENERAL INFORMATION, REPERTOIRE REQUIREMENTS & APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

The Preliminary Round Application must be accompanied by a copy of the working score of the piece, which should be submitted electronically in PDF format. The Preliminary YouTube video could be with or without the accompanist, however, if performing with the accompanist make sure that the solo part is very clear. Winners of this division will perform their concerto at our winner's recital.  Contestants are responsible for their own accompanists.  All orchestra tutties must be cut during the final round and the concert.  

DIVISION CODES: [C]

Age Code Description
up to 9 C-I Any movement of a standard piano concerto
10-13 C-II Any fast movement of a standard piano concerto
14-18 C-III Any fast movement of a standard piano concerto

 

Entire Concerto Division

 

Preliminary Adjudication Form

Final Round Adjudication Form

DATES & FEES:

Application & Preliminary Round deadline:  May 8, 2023

Application Fee:  $85.00

  • This must include a YouTube recording
  • Competition Application (downloadable copy is provided above)
  • Preliminary Round Adjudication Form (downloadable copy is provided above)
  • A valid membership
  • Application fee, which need to be submitted via PayPal, Venmo or a personal check
  • Division Code C or EC (age group codes are listed below)

If submitting the application late (no later than May 13), Late Application Fee is $115.00

Final Live Round:  May 21, 2023

Final Round Fee: $100.00

This will be held at the Raritan Valley Community College

Winner's Recital:  June 25, 2023

Recital Fee:  $200.00

This will be held at Merkin Hall, Kaufmann Center, NYC

Performance with the Somerset Symphony Orchestra $600.00

GENERAL INFORMATION, REPERTOIRE REQUIREMENTS & APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

The contestants must perform an entire concerto from the Standard Piano Concerto Repertoire, including one movement concerto. The Preliminary Round Application must be accompanied by a copy of the working score of the piece, which should be submitted electronically in PDF format.  The recording must contain the entire concerto and a cadenza.  The Preliminary YouTube video could be with or without the accompanist, however, if performing with the accompanist make sure that the solo part is very clear.

Winners of this division will perform their concerto at our winner's recital.  Contestants are responsible for their own accompanists.  All orchestra tutties must be cut during the final round and the concert.  Contestants are responsible for their own accompanists.  All orchestra tutties must be cut during the final round and the concert.  Gold Prizewinners will be eligible to perform with the Somerset Symphony Orchestra.

DIVISION CODE: [EC]

RECORDING Labeling Information

This information must be included in the E-mail which will accompany the link to your recording

 

Each recording submitted to the competition must be labeled as follows:

 

  1. Performer's name, age and membership number (if applicable)
  2. Teacher's name and membership number
  3. Division name and code number
  4. Composition name, Opus numbers, key, etc.
  5. Composer's name
  6. Performance time

 

Improperly labeled recordings will not be accepted.