Applicants must submit a live, unedited recording of a concerto movement of no more than 10 minutes in length. The recording must be in compact disc format (CD, CDR. CDRW, etc) and playable on any standard CD player or computer disc drive. Recordings with accompaniment are strongly discouraged.
Recordings with evidence of editing will be disqualified.
Candidates are strongly encouraged to select concerti from the standard repertoire as budget allocations for music rental are limited and are made at the discretion of the Board of Directors.
How to Apply: Send your audio recording, a $40 entrance fee, a letter of recommendation from your music teacher or other professional musician, a high-resolution photo, a brief resume of your musical and educational history to:
The Capitol Symphonic Youth Orchestras
3240 Fox Mill Road
Oakton, VA 22124
Applications must be postmarked or hand delivered by February 15, 2019.
Applicants invited to proceed to the final round will be notified by Email on or before February 19, 2019. The final round takes place on March 4, 2019 at Schlesinger Concert Hall. All finalists must be available to participate without exception. Finalists are required to perform the entire movement from their concerti and it must be memorized.
Competition winners will be notified by Email on or before March 8, 2019. Programming of Concerto Competition performances will be at the final concert of the 2018-19 season on June 2, 2019 at Schlesinger Concert Hall
DATES TO REMEMBER
February 15, 2019 Application deadline
February 19, 2019 Notification of acceptance to Final-Round
March 4, 2019 Concerto Competition Finals at Schlesinger Concert Hall
March 8, 2019 Notification of the results
June 2, 2019 Performance of Concerto Winners
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Please contact TCSYO office: 703-638-9328 if you have additional questions.