2014 JMU Concerto/Aria Competition

Announcing the 2014 JMU Concerto/Aria Competition!
Concerto/Aria Application - Click Here
(Hard copies are available in the Music office.)

JMU Orchestra Library Catalogue - Click Here

This is a tremendous opportunity for JMU students to perform in a public recital in our wonderful Forbes Center Concert Hall, with the chance to rehearse and perform with full orchestra. Finals will be held on Thursday, January 30, 2014, at 7:00 pm in the Forbes Center Concert Hall and will be open to the public. This year up to two (2) winners may be selected to perform with the JMU Symphony Orchestra on the Honors Concert, to be held on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 2:00 pm in the Forbes Center Concert Hall. Preliminary area competitions (Brass/Percussion, Piano, Strings, Voice, and Woodwinds) will be arranged by area coordinators and will need to be completed by Friday, January 17, 2014. Details regarding these preliminary competitions will be forthcoming from area coordinators.

The maximum length of a work is again limited to 20 minutes, with a minimum performance time of 6 minutes, and may include a movement (or multiple movements) or a complete work. Applicants are responsible for completing the application, including complete publisher information.

Applications are due to Ms. Wampler NO LATER THAN 1:00 pm on
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2013. This is a firm deadline, and no exceptions will be made.

Please feel free to contact your teacher or the Concerto/Aria Committee with any questions you may have. Thank you for your interest and support. We look forward to an exciting competition!