FORT DODGE AREA SYMPHONY 2019 YOUNG ARTISTS COMPETITION
On Sunday, April 14, 2019 the Fort Dodge Area Symphony will present its annual Young Artists Concert. This event offers talented young musicians the unique opportunity to perform as featured soloists in concert with the Fort Dodge Area Symphony.
The Fort Dodge Area Symphony would like to invite your students to participate in this season’s competition. Auditions will be held on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at Grace Lutheran Churchin Fort Dodge, Iowa. In case of bad weather, an alternate audition dates has been scheduled for Saturday, January 26, 2019. Detailed competition information and auditions forms can be found by visiting fdsymphony.org and clicking on Youth Programs.
Please note that audition forms must be postmarked no later than Monday, December 17, 2018. A competition schedule will be sent to all confirmed competition participants in early January 2019.
Completed audition forms can be mailed to:
Young Artists Competition
Fort Dodge Area Symphony
P.O. Box 1291
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Should you have any questions regarding our 2019 Young Artists Competition, please contact Paul Hochmuth, Business Manager, at 515-574-9166 or e-mail Paul at fortdodgeareasymphony@gmail.
MakeMusic is teaming up with the Canadian Brass to host the Canadian Brass Solo Contest.
To enter, contestants aged 13-18 will submit their performance of Albinoni's Adagio, accompanied by SmartMusic. No purchase is necessary: a free SmartMusic trial subscription is available.
One winner will get a Skype lesson with a member of Canadian Brass, a set of the newly released Canadian Brass Mouthpiece Collection for their school, and an assortment of fun swag from both MakeMusic and the Canadian Brass.
Encourage your students to enter soon. All submissions are due by 11:59 PM MST on November 1, 2018.
The wcfsymphony is accepting applications from musicians in grades eight through twelve throughout Iowa to compete in the wcfsymphony Young Artist Concerto Competition on Sunday, February 17, 2019. The competition will be held in Davis Hall at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on the campus of the University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa. Students of piano, strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion in grades eight through twelve are encouraged to participate.
Cash prizes of $400 for first place, $250 for second place, and $150 for third place will be offered. The first place winner may perform with the wcfsymphony on March 23, 2019. Deadline for applications must be postmarked no later than January 17, 2019.