2022 Brumby Concerto/Aria Competition
Complete entry form from the School of Music website
Late or incomplete applications will be NOT be accepted.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, March 4, 5:00 pm
- GSU full-time graduate and undergraduate music majors.
- Students who have performed as soloist with the GSU Symphony Orchestra or GSU Symphonic Wind Ensemble in the past as a result of winning the Brumby Competition are not eligible.
- Students graduating in the spring semester are encouraged to audition and, if selected, may return in the fall to perform at their own expense.
REPERTOIRE AND REQUIREMENTS
- Selections should be no longer than 15 minutes for orchestra or 12 minutes for wind ensemble.
- Vocalists may choose a single aria or a set of arias under 15 minutes in length.
- The applicant must have his/her repertoire choice approved by the ensemble director (GSU Symphony Orchestra or GSU Symphonic Wind Ensemble) prior to the audition.
- Applicants must provide 4 clean scores (no markings) to each phase of the competition, one of which must be an original published score. Vocalists, please tab the pages if you are using a compilation book or score.
- Pieces with multiple soloists are possible with prior approval from the ensemble director.
- Students will be judged on the quality of their The judges’ decision is final.
- For the 2022 competition, students must choose repertoire that GSU already owns, or provide the print music for the soloist, ensemble and conductor at their expense.
- Inquiries for wind ensemble repertoire should be directed to Ellie Anderson – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Inquiries for orchestra repertoire should be directed to Jonatas Leal Goncalves dos Santos email@example.com or Xavier Lynum Xlynum1@student.gsu.edu
PRELIMINARY ADJUDICATION – WEEK OF MARCH 7-11
Open to ALL applicants
- Area coordinators decide if area preliminaries will be held as live auditions or video submissions (with piano accompaniment). Locations and times to be determined by area coordinators.
- Each of the following areas can advance a portion of their spring enrollment that is CURRENTLY STUDYING APPLIED MUSIC (not to be confused with lab) as determined by area coordinators.
COMPETITION – SATURDAY, MARCH 26th 9AM-2PM
Open to the students selected from area preliminary competitions
- Adjudicated by a panel from outside the SOM faculty in the Florence Kopleff Recital Hall.
- GSU Symphony Orchestra and GSU Symphonic Wind Ensemble directors may also serve as Ex Officio judges.
- Up to 3 (preferred) or 4 winners may be chosen and all winners will perform on a concert(s) the following school year.
- Applicants must perform with an accompanist.
- Applicants must perform the exact same repertoire for this round as they did in the first round of the competition.