COMPETITION GUIDELINES REPERTOIRE REQUIREMENTS PIANO CATEGORY WIND by lonyoo

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									           COMPETITION GUIDELINES                                                                                       JUNIOR (Ages 12-14)
                                                                13. Audiences are not permitted during preliminary         Same as ELEMENTARY
                                                                    auditions. The public is encouraged to attend the
1.   The age of the contestant on January 1, 2009
                                                                    Grand Prize Competition and the Winners Concert.    SENIOR (Ages 15-18)
     determines the division he or she may enter.
                                                                                                                            Sonata Division: One movement of any sonata
     Grand Prize entrants must be at least 15 years
                                                                14. The use of recording equipment is not permitted         Concerto Division: One movement of any
     old.
                                                                    during any phase of the competition.                standard concerto or one movement of any standard
                                                                                                                        work for wind instrument and orchestra
2.   A student may enter only one division in each
     category.                                                  15. DMTA Members enrolling students in the
                                                                    auditions are required to serve as monitors on
3.   Former first-place winners are ineligible to enter a           February 7 (Winds/Strings) or February 14                          STRING CATEGORY
     division in which they have previously won with                (Piano).
     the exception of the Senior Concerto Division.                                                                     ELEMENTARY I (Ages 4-8)
                                                                                                                             Sonata/Piece Division: One movement of a
4.   No previous Grand Prize Winner is eligible to                   REPERTOIRE REQUIREMENTS                            sonata or one piece originally written for the
     compete in the concerto division. Any junior                                                                       instrument (Maximum 7 minutes playing time)
     concerto winner who has performed with the                                                                              Concerto Division: One movement of any
     Meadows Symphony Orchestra may not re-enter                            PIANO CATEGORY                              standard concerto or one movement of any standard
     the same piece in the Senior Concerto Division.                                                                    work for string instrument and orchestra
                                                            ELEMENTARY I (Ages 4-8)
5.   Contest pieces must be performed from memory.              Sonatina/Sonata Division: One movement of any           ELEMENTARY II (Ages 9-11)
                                                            sonata or sonatina                                             Same as above
6.   Each contestant must provide music for the                 Concerto Division: One movement of any standard
     judge. Photocopies will not be accepted.               concerto for piano and orchestra                            JUNIOR (Ages 12-14)
                                                                                                                           Same as above
7.   Callbacks may be held at the discretion of the         ELEMENTARY II (Ages 9-10)
     judge in any division at the preliminary level.           Same as above                                            SENIOR (Ages 15-18)
                                                                                                                            Sonata Division: One movement of any sonata
8.   As many as three unranked winners from each            INTERMEDIATE (Ages 11-12)                                       Concerto Division: One movement of any
     Senior Concerto division may be chosen to                  Same as above                                           standard concerto or one movement of any standard
     compete in the Grand Prize Competition.                                                                            work for string instrument and orchestra
                                                            JUNIOR (Ages 13-14)
9.   Judges’ decisions are final. Judges reserve the           Same as above      (with the exception of the
     right to declare no winner(s) in the Grand Prize       seven concertos listed below)
     Competition.
                                                            SENIOR (Ages 15-18)
                                                                Sonata Division: One movement of any sonata
                                                                                                                              PIANO CONCERTO REPERTOIRE
10. Grand Prize entrants must provide their own
    accompanists.                                               Concerto Division: One movement of any standard                      REQUIREMENTS
                                                            concerto for piano and orchestra (with the exception of
11. Orchestra scores not available in the SMU Music         the seven concertos listed below)                           The following piano concertos are excluded from
    Library must be provided by the teacher or student.                                                                 competition:
    Certain pieces or composers must be rented and the
    cost will be $200-$600. Bartok must always be
                                                                           WIND CATEGORY                                Liszt          Concerto No. 1 in E flat major
                                   th
    rented, and some Russian 20 century composers                                                                       Liszt          Concerto No. 2 in A major
    may have to be rented.                              ELEMENTARY (Ages 11 or younger)                                 Liszt          Totentanz
                                                             Sonata/Piece Division: One movement of a sonata            Liszt          Spanish Rhapsody
12. Winners will receive their awards immediately       or one piece originally written for the instrument (Maximum     Prokofiev      Concerto No. 1 in D flat major, Op. 10
    following each competition. First Place winners     7 minutes playing time)                                         Rachmaninov    Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini
    in the Piano category, with the exception of             Concerto Division: One movement of any standard            Shostakovich   Concerto No. 1 in C minor for Piano
    Grand Prize Finalists, will perform during the      concerto or one movement of any standard work for wind                            and Trumpet, Op. 35
    awards ceremony for their division.                 instrument and orchestra
               COMPETITION DATES                           MEMBERS (PIANO): Registration for DMTA members is
PIANO: February 14, 2009                                   only through the website at www.dallasmta.org. Mail one
       Southern Methodist University                       check from the teacher for all entries, payable to DMTA, to
WINDS AND STRINGS: February 7, 2009                        the chairperson below.
       King of Glory Lutheran Church
       6411 LBJ Freeway, Dallas 75240
                                                           WINDS, STRINGS AND PIANO NON-MEMBERS:
                                                           Photocopy this form for each contestant. Mail one check
                                                                                                                              DALLAS
GRAND PRIZE COMPETITION:
       February 21, 2009 (SATURDAY)
       Southern Methodist University
                                                           from the teacher for all entries, payable to DMTA, with the
                                                           applications to the chairperson below.                           SYMPHONIC
WINNERS CONCERT: March 18, 2009
       Southern Methodist University                       Name________________________________________                      FESTIVAL
       Caruth Auditorium 7:30 pm                           Age (as of January 1, 2009)______Birthdate_________
                                                           Address______________________________________
                     ELIGIBILITY
Ages: 4 – 18 (high school)                                 City________________Zip_______County__________                   2009 COMPETITION
                                                           Phone_______________________________________
Contestant must meet one of these three eligibility        Teacher Name_________________________________
requirements:
 1. Contestant is a resident of Dallas County              Teacher Address_______________________________                      Sponsored by
 2. Contestant is a student of a DMTA member teacher       City______________State_________Zip____________
 3. Contestant is a student of any member of a Dallas
County Symphony or Civic Orchestra
                                                           Teacher Phone________________________________
                                                                                                                         DALLAS MUSIC TEACHERS
                                                           Teacher E-Mail________________________________
                                                           Category (Piano, String, Wind)____________________
                                                                                                                              ASSOCIATION
           FEES FOR DMTA MEMBERS
Sonata/Sonatina/Piece                    $20.00            Instrument____________________________________
Concerto                                 $30.00            Division (circle) EI___ EII___ Int___ Jr___ Sr___                 In association with
                                                           Work to be performed:
            FEES FOR NON-MEMBERS                            Composer___________________________________                  THE MEADOWS SYMPHONY
Sonata/Sonatina/Piece                 $30.00
Concerto                              $40.00                Title______________________________Movt______
                                                                                                                              ORCHESTRA
             All fees are non-refundable                    Length of Performance___________minutes
                                                           Accompanist’s Name____________________________
                        AWARDS                             Please check the eligibility requirement which applies:
First, Second and Third Place            Trophy            ___ Student is a resident of Dallas County                         Paul C. Phillips
Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Place            Ribbon            ___ Student of a DMTA member teacher                                  Conductor
                                                           ___ Student of a member of this Dallas County Symphony or
Grand Prize Winners (one from each category) will be       Civic Orchestra______________________________________
chosen from the Senior Concerto Division. Each winner
will be awarded a $500 cash prize and will perform with    PIANO      Dr. Grace Long           972-377-7731
the Meadows Symphony Orchestra.                                       8701 Mandevilla Drive
                                                                      Plano, TX 75024
                                                                      E-mail: glong@mail.hockaday.org
First place winners in the Junior Concerto Divisions may                                                                      Dr. Grace Long
compete on February 21, 2009 for the opportunity to        STRINGS    Hsing-Yi Lin              972-596-3858                     Chairman
perform with the Meadows Symphony Orchestra at the                    4804 Deandra Lane
Winners Concert.                                                      Plano, TX 75093
                                                                      Email: lincindi@yahoo.com
             DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES                          WINDS      Monica Song             972-484-2888
Piano                            January 10, 2009                     4139 Calculus
Winds and Strings                January 7, 2009                      Dallas, TX 75244
                                                                      Email: henryksong@gmail.com

								
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