Young Artists Competition

2021-2022 Young Artist Competition

If you have questions regarding the Young Artist Competition, please reach out to jco@JewishCommunityOrchestra.org.  We will get back to you as soon as we can.

 

Application Form

 

Categories

Strings, Brass / Woodwinds, Mallets, Piano and Voice

 

Awards

Four Winners will be selected to perform one movement of a concerto with the Jewish Community Orchestra on February 13, 2022.

 

Eligibility

The competition is open to all students 18 years or younger for all instruments, and ages 16-21 for voice as of September, 2021. Competitors must be studying currently with a private teacher, reside within a 50 mile radius of the Portland Area and be available for rehearsal on Wednesday February 2 and Wednesday February 9, 2022 from 7:00 – 9:30 pm and on Saturday February 12, 2020, from 6:00 – 8:30 pm.

 

Repertoire

The performance piece must be the same as the audition video and will consist of one movement from a standard concerto (or comparable short work) or opera repertoire (2-3 arias), and must be less than 15 minutes in length. (Note: Pianists do not need to have a second piano as accompaniment.)

 

Audition

Submit (1) Application Form with student, parent and teacher signature: (2) DVD of performance (with accompanist for voice and instruments other than piano) (must be video – no CDs). Youtube or video link accepted (must work however!) in lieu of dvd if desired. (3) Short biography of performer as indicated on application.

 

Winners will be asked to submit a high quality digital photo to use on posters for the concert.

 

Schedule

 

Nov. 12, 2021 Application form and audition DVDs (or Youtube or video links) due by 6:00 P.M.
Nov. 27, 2019 All applicants will be notified of final results
Feb. 2, 2022 Rehearsal with JCO at Rose Schnitzer Manor – 7:00 – 9:30 pm
Feb. 9, 2022 Rehearsal with JCO at Rose Schnitzer Manor – 7:00 – 9:30 pm
Feb 12, 2022 Dress Rehearsal with JCO at Rose Schnitzer Manor – 6 – 8:30 pm
Feb. 13, 2022 Sound Check 1:00 PM and Concert 3:00 PM at the Mittleman Jewish Community Center