Concerto Competition


CAPMT
Concerto Competition
State Chairs

Regional NORTH
Sarah Chan
schan7@csustan.edu

Regional SOUTH
Cindy Tseng, NCTM
cindytsengpiano@gmail.com

2017 – 2018
CAPMT Concerto Competition

is for highly motivated students and highlights the concerto repertoire. It is open to piano, string, wind, brass, and voice students through age 26.

The Concerto Competition offers a unique opportunity to compete with one movement of a concerto (with piano accompaniment). Preliminary regional auditions are held in the North and South.Regional winners will compete in the Concerto Competition State Finals onApril 28, 2018 (SAT) at Fresno City College.

  • Although certificates and checks can be mailed, trophies will NOT be shipped. However, a proxy may accept the trophy.
  • Each 1st-place Concerto Competition State Winner will be invited to perform at the CAPMT Student Programs State Winners’ Concert, held at the CAPMT State Conference in October 2018.


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2018 Concerto Competition APPLICATION FORM
(APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 20, 2017)

2018 Regional North Concerto Competition CSU Stanislaus General Activity RELEASE OF LIABILITY FORM


Categories, Performance Time Limits, & Application Fees
(Revised August 2016)
Proof-of-Agedocument is required. Age determined as of 12/31/2017.

  • Categories
    • Category A:Ages 9 and under
    • Category B:Ages 1012
    • CategoryC:Ages 1315
    • CategoryD:Ages 16–18
    • CategoryE:Ages 19–26
  • Performance Time Limits
    • Category A:10 minutes
    • Category B:10 minutes
    • CategoryC:12 minutes
    • CategoryD: 15 minutes
    • CategoryE: 15 minutes
  • Application Fees
    • All Categories: $50
      • Application Fees will only be accepted ONLINE via PayPal or credit card payment.
      • Online Application Deadline: December 20, 2017, 11:59 PM PST

  • Application Fees Surcharge for students of Non-CAPMT Members
    • $25

Rules & Guidelines

  • The website will be open to applications November 20, 2017 through December 20, 2017.
  • Please read the currentCAPMT Student Program Guidelines.
    Deviation from these rules may result in disqualification.
  • Previous first-place State Concerto Competition winners may NOT compete again in the same age category in succeeding competitions.
  • Teachers may accompany their students at the Regional level. Teachers may NOT accompany their students at the State Finals.


Concerto Repertoire

  • Students will perform one memorized concerto movement (with cadenza if applicable) with a piano accompanist.
    • Students MUST provide their own accompanist at both the Regional North or Regional South Concerto Competition and at the State Concerto Competition Finals.
    • Teachers may accompany their students at the Regional level. Teachers may NOT accompany their students at the State Finals.
  • One-movement works are acceptable (e.g., Liszt’s Concerto No. 1 and Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blues). Attaca movements are allowed (e.g. 2nd and 3rd movements playedattaca).
  • Students may NOT repeat repertoire in succeeding Concerto Competitions regardless of competition results.
  • Performers will be stopped if the maximum allotted time is reached; this will not affect the outcome of the competition.
  • There canbe no repertoire changes at any point in the competition.


Competition Guidelines: North Regional Level & South Regional Level

  • Students MUST provide their own accompanist at the Regional Concerto Competition level.Teachers may accompany their students at the Regional level.
  • Competitions at the Regional level will be in a recital format:
    • NORTH: February 3, 2018 (SAT) at California State University, Stanislaus (Snider Recital Hall)
    • SOUTH: February 17, 2018 (SAT) at Los Angeles Harbor College (Music Building)
  • One student in each Categoryof each instrument type from each Region may be selected to participate in the Concerto Competition State Finals held onApril 28, 2018 (SAT) at Fresno City College. For example, Category A may have a String Winner and a Voice Winner, and both Winners may participate in the State Finals.
    • No ties are permitted, but alternates may be designated if their performance is of comparable quality to that of the winners.
  • Written comments from thejudges will be provided.


Competition Guidelines: State Finals

  • Students MUST provide their own accompanist at the Concerto Competition State Finals.
    • CAPMT will provide a list of suitable accompanists.
    • Teachers may NOT accompany their students at the State Finals.
  • The Concerto Competition State Finals will be in a recital format:
    • April 28, 2018 (SAT) at Fresno City College
  • Students will be given a specific performance time and willcheck in fifteen minutes beforehand.
    • Students who are late will be disqualified.
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and Honorable Mention may be awarded in each Category.
  • There will be an Awards Ceremony immediately following the Competition. All participants will receive an award certificate; 1st-place winners will receive a trophy and monetary prize.
    • Although certificates and checks can be mailed, trophies will NOT be shipped. However, a proxy may accept the trophy.
  • Each 1st-place Concerto Competition State Winner will be invited to perform at the CAPMT Student Programs State Winners’ Concert, held at the CAPMT State Conference in October 2018.
  • Written comments from thejudges will be provided.

Concerto Competition Dates and Venues

Regional NORTH
Chair: Sarah Chan
schan7@csustan.edu
February 3, 2018 (SAT)
California State University, Stanislaus
Snider Recital Hall (Music Building)
One University Circle
Turlock, CA 95382
General Directions & Map to Turlock (about 15 minutes south of Modesto, 1.5–1.75 hours from the Bay Area, Sacramento, or Fresno):
https://www.csustan.edu/sites/default/files/DIRECTORIES/Map-2-Campus/Map2-CSUS.pdf
Driving Directions & Map to CSU Stanislaus:https://www.csustan.edu/maps-directions
Campus Map:https://www.csustan.edu/sites/default/files/DIRECTORIES/Maps_n_Plans/Campus_Plans/Parts/plans/CampusMap100.pdf
Parking available at Parking Lot 3, next to Snider Recital Hall (Building 6A) and the Music Building (Building 6)


Regional SOUTH
Chair: Jeong-ah Ryu
contact@jeongahryu.com
February 17, 2018 (SAT)
Los Angeles Harbor College (Music Building)
1111 Figueroa Place
Wilmington, CA 90744

Driving Directions & Map: http://www.lahc.edu/campusmap.pdf


State Finals Date and Venue
Co-Chair: Sarah Chan
schan7@csustan.edu
Co-Chair: Jeong-ah Ryu

contact@jeongahryu.com
April 28, 2018 (SAT)
Fresno City College

Driving Directions & Map: TBA

  • State Finals Travel & Hotel Information
    • Hotels: TBA
    • Airports: TBA


2016 CAPMT Concerto Competition NORTH Results
2016 CAPMT Concerto Competition SOUTH Results


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