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Sixteenth AnnuAl Genevieve trurAn piAno competition for GrAdeS 8–12
Postmark deadline is Monday, Feb. 1, 2010.
Return application to: Dr. Susan Keith Gray, Department of Music
Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts
The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD 57069-2390.

Contestant’s Name_____________________________________________________________





Name of School________________________________________________Grade Level______

❏   I wish to audition for a USD Truran Piano Scholarship.

Titles of Compositions and Composers



                                                                                    Sixteenth AnnuAl


                                                                                    Genevieve TrurAn
                                                                                    PiAno ComPeTiTion
                                                                                    for Grades 8–12
Name of Teacher_______________________________________________________________

                                                                                    February 27, 2010
                                                                                    Cash Prizes up to $200


Teacher’s Signature______________________________________________________________
the Genevieve trurAn piAno competition
                                                                        eliGibility:                   u piAno ScholArShipS:
                                              Pianists in grades 8 through 12.                         12th grade contestants who plan
                                                                                                       to attend The University of South
                                                repertoire requirementS:
         Two or three works, played from memory. The works must be from                                Dakota are eligible to be awarded Truran
                 at least two of the four compositional periods listed below.                          Piano Scholarships in addition to any cash
                                                                     Baroque                           prizes. Please indicate on the application
                                                                      Classic                          form on the back of this brochure if you will be
                                                                                                       auditioning for a Truran Piano Scholarship.

     Maximum playing time is 15 minutes. Only solo piano compositions—                                 DAte, time And locAtion:
 no concertos, please. No transcriptions, arrangements or pop music allowed.                           Auditions will be held in the Warren M. Lee Center
       Cuts in the music are not permitted. Repeats are left to the discretion
                                                                                                       for the Fine Arts on The University of South Dakota
                   of the performer. One copy of the music must be provided
                              for the adjudicator. No photocopies are allowed.                         campus from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010.
                                                                                                       Participants are encouraged to arrive about one hour before
                              Please contact Dr. Gray or Dr. Skyrm with any                            their assigned audition time in order to register and warm up.
                                   questions concerning repertoire selection.
                                                                                                       All contestants, teachers, and interested persons are cordially invited
                                                                             AwArdS:                   to attend the auditions.
        Contestants are divided into categories by school year. One first place
         and one second place will be awarded for each of the five categories.                         ApplicAtion:
                     Honorable mentions will be awarded at the discretion of
                                                                                                       Complete the application form on the back of the brochure.
              the judges. The first place cash award for each category is $200;
                second place, $100. The winners will be announced following                            Postmark deadline is Monday, Feb. 1, 2010. Contestants will be
                    the completion of each category. The jury is the keyboard                          notified of audition times after Feb. 8.
           faculty of The University of South Dakota and guest adjudicators.
                                    The award checks are mailed to the winners                         the univerSity of South dAkotA keyboArd fAculty
                             from The University of South Dakota Foundation                            Dr. Susan Keith Gray                       Dr. Susanne Skyrm                           Dr. larry Schou
                   following the competition. All winners must provide their                           Piano                                      Piano                                       Organ & Harpsichord
                       social security number on the day of the competition for                                          
                                                 the processing of prize money.                        605-677-5724                               605-677-5723                                605-677-5274

                                                   If you are a person with a disability and need a special accommodation to fully participate in any university activity or event, please contact
                                                Disability Services at 605-677-6389 as soon as possible, but no later than 48 hours before the event, so that appropriate arrangements may be made.

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