Young Artist Competition Repertoire Requirements

Strings

  • The program must contain a single composition from an established period of classical music history (baroque, classical, romantic, impressionistic, contemporary.)  Transcriptions are allowed.
  • Memorization is not required.
  • Recommended performance range:  5 - 15 minutes.
  • (Maximum performance time:  15 minutes).

 

Piano

  • The program must contain a single composition from an established period of classical music history (baroque, classical, romantic, impressionistic, contemporary.)  Transcriptions are NOT allowed.
  • Memorization is required for all repertoire.
  • Concerto performances are NOT permitted.
  • Compositions using extended techniques (i.e. introducing foreign objects into the workings of the piano to change the sound quality, strumming or plucking of strings) are not permitted.
  • Recommended performance range:  5 - 15 minutes
  • (Maximum performance time:  15 minutes).

 

Voice

  • The program must contain two selections in contrasting styles.
  • Memorization is required for all repertoire
  • Recommended performance range:  5 - 10 minutes
  • (MINIMUM performance time:  5 minutes).

 

Woodwinds, Brass, Percussion

  • The program must contain a single composition from an established period of classical music history (baroque, classical, romantic, impressionistic, contemporary.)  Transcriptions are allowed.
  • Memorization is not required.
  • Recommended performance range:  5 - 15 minutes
  • (Maximum performance time:  15 minutes).