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FESTIVAL Concerto Competition

This year, we are excited to add the Heartland Chamber Music Festival Concerto Competition!  

 

The first place winner will receive full tuition and a solo concerto performance with the Festival Orchestra.  There are prizes for second and third place as well.

Eligibility:

Heartland Chamber Music Festival Concerto Competition is open to all violin, viola, cello, and bass students who are between the ages of 12-26. Winners must be able to participate at Heartland Chamber Music Festival

July 26 - August 3, 2019.

 

2019 Festival Scholars fellowship recipients are not eligible for the competition. 

How to Enter:

*Complete the application form.

*Festival Early Registration Fee: $155, due by April 1st (Includes 2 complimentary adult tickets to the Harlem Quartet )

*Plus Concerto Competition Registration Fee: $25

*All application materials (application form, competition video recording and application fees) must be received by April 20, 2019.

*Festival Late Registration Fee: $175, April 2nd-April 20th

 

Video Submission:

The competition is judged by video recording submission. 

(no live auditions).

 

Video recordings must be received by April 20, 2019.  Web links can be submitted in your online application.  Video files can be e-mailed to office@heartlandchambermusic.org.

  

Competition Repertoire:

Perform a movement (from memory) from any standard concerto within Baroque or Classical period.  Romantic and modern concertos with string orchestra are accepted upon the approval of the Festival Director.  If awarded first prize, this is the piece that you will perform.  For questions please contact: jlee@heartlandchambermusic.org  

Accompanist:

All works composed with accompaniment must be accompanied.  Piano reductions are acceptable.

Judging and Prizes:

Judges may include the string faculty from Heartland Chamber Music, the string faculty from the UMKC Conservatory of Music, and the musicians from the Kansas City Symphony.

The judging process will begin after April 20th.

 

Winners will be announced and emailed by May 1, 2019. 

1st, 2nd and 3rd places will be awarded: 

The 1st place winner will receive a solo concerto performance with the Heartland Festival Orchestra on Saturday, August 3, 2019, 7:00 pm at the Yardley Hall at JCCC’s Carlsen Center, and a full-scholarship prize (fee and room/board not included) to attend the Heartland Chamber Music Festival in summer 2019.

The 2nd place winner will earn a spot in the Festival’s Camerata Chamber Orchestra (to be featured in a live performance on Kansas Public Radio), a performance opportunity in a public masterclass presented by Festival guest artists, a full-scholarship prize (fee and room/board not included) to attend the Heartland Chamber Music Festival in summer 2019.

 

The 3rd place winner will earn a spot in the Festival’s Camerata Chamber Orchestra (to be featured in a live performance on Kansas Public Radio), a performance opportunity in a public masterclass presented by Festival guest artists, and receive a $400 scholarship prize to attend the Heartland Chamber Music Festival in summer 2019. 

Recognition of winners will take place at the final concert of the Festival. Every participant will receive a participation certificate.