The Competition is open to MUSA 115, 124, 134, 324, 334, 524 and 534
who have auditioned and been nominated by their
Repertoire for instrumental applicants: a piece with orchestral
one or two movements from a Concerto, not exceeding
25 minutes in length.
singers: one or two opera aria(s).
All selections must be memorized, and performed in its entirety
multiple soloists are exceptions), and with
There will be two rounds of competition, with the preliminary round
held in mid-
in the various Areas of LHSOM (voice, keyboard, strings,
and brass-and-percussion), with a maximum of 3 (three)
competitors sent to the Finals from each area.
Area coordinators are requested to administer the preliminary round,
the list of finalists by Friday, November 18, 2011.
The Competition Finals will take place on Monday, December 5, 2011,
beginning at 6:00PM (University Auditorium).
The winner(s) shall perform with the UI Symphony Orchestra on the
Competition Application Fee: $35.00 (payable in the Music Office).
The Competition Finals will be open to the public.
An applicant may win once as an Undergraduate, and once as a Graduate
Applicants may not have won the Competition in the immediately
For further details, please
contact Prof. Cseszko at: