Rules and Eligibility

1. Applicant must be 14-18 years old for the junior division and 19-24 years old for the senior division as of April 4, 2017, and currently reside in Oregon.

2. $25 entry fee must be in the form of money order or check made out to Eugene Symphony, postmarked by Friday, April 1, 2017 and mailed to:
Eugene Symphony
Young Artist Competition
Attn: Education Director
115 West 8th Avenue
Suite 115
Eugene, OR 97401

3. Preliminary and final competition rounds will take place on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the University of Oregon School of Music and Dance between the hours of 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm.

4. Applicants must prepare a movement from a concerto or single-movement work from the standard orchestral repertoire. Two copies of the soloist’s score are to be provided. Photocopies are permissible.

5. Applicants are encouraged, but not required, to play from memory.

6. All repertoire selections must have an orchestral accompaniment and must have parts readily available from the publisher.

7. Each applicant must provide his or her own accompanist.

8. All pieces that include a piano reduction as an accompaniment part should be performed as such.

9. Participants will receive judges’ comments following the competition.

10. Every effort will be made to schedule an audition time which is suitable for each applicant’s schedule. The Eugene Symphony will make every effort to accommodate scheduling conflicts when possible, but make no guarantee that such conflicts can be avoided.

11. The Junior division prizes total $750, and the Senior division prizes total $1500. The winner of the junior or senior division may be offered the opportunity to perform with the Eugene Symphony in Summer 2017.

12. Previous winners of the Eugene Symphony’s Young Artist Competition are ineligible to compete.

* 1. First and Last Name:

* 2. Birth date (dd/mm/yr):

* 3. Street Address:

* 4. City, State, Zip:

* 5. Email Address:

* 6. Phone Number:

* 7. Instrument:

* 8. Accompanist's Name:

* 9. Title of concerto or single-movement work:

* 10. Concerto movement number and title to be performed:

* 11. Composer:

* 12. Duration of complete single-movement work or concerto movement:

* 13. Do you have any time restrictions for April 8, 2017?