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.
Name of School________________________________________________Grade Level______
❏ I wish to audition for a USD Truran Piano Scholarship.
Titles of Compositions and Composers
for Grades 8–12
Name of Teacher_______________________________________________________________
February 27, 2010
Cash Prizes up to $200
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
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 Susan.Gray@usd.edu Susanne.Skyrm@usd.edu Larry.Schou@usd.edu
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.