UT Arlington Fall Keyboard Contest

THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS ARLINGTON
35th ANNUAL FALL KEYBOARD CONTEST & HONORS RECITAL for Piano & Organ
Saturday, November 2, 2013
 
ELIGIBILITY

The UT Arlington Fall Keyboard Contest is open to piano soloists grades 1-12, piano concerto soloists grades 7-12, and organ soloists grades 9-12, residing in and attending school in the state of Texas. Contestants compete in divisions according to current school grade and may compete in no more than two of the three categories: piano solo, piano concerto, organ solo.

REPERTOIRE

PIANO SOLO: Any original work from the standard piano repertoire suitable to the student's length of study. Students may enter only one piece which may not exceed 10 minutes in length. Memorization is required. One copy of the music, with measures numbered, to be provided for the judge.
PIANO CONCERTO: Any original work from the standard piano concerto repertoire suitable to the student's length of study. Students may enter one movement of a concerto. Memorization is required. One copy of the music, with measures numbered, to be provided for the judge. Concerto contestants must provide their own accompanist.
ORGAN SOLO: Any original work from the standard organ repertoire, especially of J.S. Bach. Memorization is not required. One copy of the music, with measures numbered, to be provided for the judge.

DIVISIONS (By school grades)

PIANO SOLO:
Division I (grades 1-2), Division II (grades 3-4), Division III (grades 5-6), Division IV (grades 7-8), Division V (grades 9-10), Division VI (grades 11-12).
PIANO CONCERTO:
Division VII (grades 7-9), Division VIII (grades 10-12).
ORGAN SOLO:
Division IX (grades 9-10), Division X (grades 11-12).

AWARDS

Each entrant will receive a Certificate of Merit, a Critique from the judge, and a free T-shirt.
All entrants who receive a rating of "Recital" will be presented in a public recital at Irons Recital Hall on the evening of the contest beginning at 6:00p.m.
Following the Honors Recital all recitalists will receive a trophy, and medals will be presented to the winner of each of the 10 divisions. Past sponsors of awards include Steinway Hall, Ridglea Music, Peppers Music, & Mr. E's Music.

ENTRANCE FEE & APPLICATION DEADLINE

Entrance Fee: $30 per application
Students who compete in 2 categories: $50

Please complete one application per entrant, or two applications if student will compete in 2 categories.

Entrance Fees should accompany application form which must be received by Monday, October 21, 2013. Please make checks payable to: UT Arlington Fall Keyboard Contest

TEACHER NOTIFICATION

Teachers will be notified of their students' assigned audition times and room numbers by October 27, 2013.

LOCATION, DIRECTIONS, & PARKING

The UT Arlington Department of Music is located one block west of Cooper Street on the corner of Greek Row Street and Nedderman Drive. Directions: From I-30, go South on Cooper, west on UTA Boulevard, south on Nedderman. From I-20, go north on Cooper, west on Nedderman Drive. Parking is available at the corner of Greek Row Street and Nedderman Drive.
 
Click here to download the application (PDF).



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