The VCU Symphonic Wind Ensemble Concerto Competition
The SWE Concerto Competition is open to students from the following areas:
Students must receive a recommendation from a member of their studio's faculty in order to audition.
The competition will be held on Monday, November 9, beginning at 3:30 PM. in the Concert Hall. One winner will be selected by a panel of judges. The final result will be posted on the SWE bulletin board.
The deadline for submitting your application form is Friday, October 28 at 4:00 p.m. Click here to download the form. Click here to download the form. Please put your completed form in Dr. Austin’s box.
The winner(s) will perform his/her concerto (or one movement, depending on the length) with the VCU Symphonic Wind Ensemble at its concert on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 7 p.m. in the Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall.
Any full-time student enrolled in a private lesson for the fall 2011 semester is eligible to compete. The winning student must be enrolled in Symphonic Wind Ensemble during the spring semester.
Solos must be memorized. The participants should provide their own accompanist.
Standard or rental. Please have knowledge of score and parts availability prior to your audition. Winner(s) must perform the same repertoire as auditioned.
Please contact Terry Austin for additional information.