Sinfonia Concerto Competition

 

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Milwaukee Youth Arts Center

The winnerperforms as soloist—accompanied by members of Sinfonia—in the

Metamorphosis Concert

Saturday, May 18, 2019, 7:00 pm

Shattuck Music Center Auditorium, Carroll University

Application and deadline
  • Please use the online application form at the link below to submit your information.
  • NEW–You will receive an emailed confirmation of your application. Print out this email and obtain signatures of the applicant, a parent, and the applicant’s private teacher.
  • The signed email printout must be received in the office (325 West Walnut Street, Milwaukee, 53212) no later than Friday, November 9, 2018.
  • Confirmation of receipt of applications will be sent.Please call the office if you do not receive this byNovember 20.
Eligibility
  • This competition is open only to musicians in MYSO’s Sinfonia; previous winners of the Sinfonia Concerto Competition are ineligible.
  • Musicians may audition only on his/her instrument played in Sinfonia.
  • Musicians must be in good standing and up-to-date with all membership fees in order to compete.
  • Musicians who fail to show up for the competition without a phone call notification to the MYSO office at least 24 hours in advance of January 12may be considered ineligible to compete in any MYSO Concerto Competition in 2020.
Music
  • Memorization is preferred but not required.
  • Piano accompaniment is required. Families must make their own arrangements. Call our office if you need assistance.
  • Required repertoire:

Violin

Bach, Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Mvt. 1

OR

Bach, Concerto No. 2 in E major, Mvt. 1

Viola

Telemann, Concerto in G major, Mvts. 1 & 2 OR Mvts. 1 & 4

OR

Stamitz, Concerto in D major, OP. 1, Mvt. 1

Cello

Vivaldi, Concerto in D major, RV 403, Mvts. 1& 2 OR Mvts. 2 & 3

OR

Vivaldi, Sonata No. 5, op 14, Mvts. 1 & 2

Bass

Saint-Saëns, L’Elephant

OR

Marcello, Sonata No. 2, Mvts. 1 & 2 ORMvts. 3 & 4

Scheduling

  • MYSO is not able to guarantee audition times. Please note times you can’t make.Consider your accompanist’s schedule.
  • All MYSO concerto competitions will occur simultaneously on January 12.

Contact Marna Bestul at marnabestul@myso.org or 414-267-2945 with questions.