Concerto and Aria Competition | Webster University

Concerto and Aria Competition

February 9, 2020

      • Winner(s) will perform with the Webster University Orchestra in October 2020.
      • Competition is open to currently enrolled full-time graduate or undergraduate students at Webster University. All competitors must be currently studying with Webster University Department of Music Faculty. 
      • One instrumental winner and one vocal winner will be selected.
      • Instrumental competitors must perform one movement from a standard concerto or an orchestrated solo concert piece.  All works must be set for a standard orchestral instrument (String, Woodwind, Brass, Percussion, Piano or Guitar).  All repertoire must be approved in advance by the conductor of the Webster University Orchestra.
      • Aria competitors must perform an aria or an orchestrated art song not to exceed 8 minutes in length.  All repertoire must be approved in advance by the conductor of the Webster University Orchestra.  
      • All competitors MUST perform with an accompanist.  Competitors are responsible to provide their own accompanist.  
      • The competition will take place on Sunday, February 9, 2020 in the Recital Hall in the Thompson House Music Building at Webster University, 8282 Big Bend Blvd., Webster Groves, MO 63119. 
      • All applications must be received by 12:00 Noon on January 31, 2020.
      • A competition schedule will be e-mailed to participants and posted by February 4, 2020. 
      • The competition reserves the right to declare no winner in a given category, if an appropriate candidate is not determined by the adjudication panel.

DEADLINE: To enter, complete and return the application form no later than 12:00 Noon, January 31, 2020. 

The application form is located here.

 

Direct all questions to Dr. Paul Davis at pauldavis34@webster.edu or call 314-968-7040.