Auditions will be held in January 2017, with adjudicator Susan Dachkow (specific dates/venues TBA), and the winner’s performance – with the Burman Chamber Orchestra (Lacombe, AB), under Maestro Cristian Neacsu – will be held on Saturday, April 8, 2017 @ 8:00PM.
Performers are to make arrangements for their own piano accompanist for the auditions.
The winner will perform 1 movement with cadenza with the Burman Chamber Orchestra. The Alberta String Association will also arrange a Gala Concert for the best performances (date/time TBA).
Deadline to apply: December 1, 2016.
The competition fee is $50, which includes required individual membership (NOTE: if you are already a member, please see adjusted amounts below). Payment is either by cheque (made out to the Alberta String Association, and forwarded to 203, 10221-111th Street Edmonton AB, T5K 2W5) or via Paypal (see below).
This competition is a performance opportunity open to all young, pre-professional Albertan string players.
PayPal Payments (please choose the necessary payment, considering age and current membership status):
Concerto Competition 2017 (includes required individual membership): $50
Concerto Competition 2017 (existing members, 17 yrs and younger): $35
Concerto Competition 2017 (existing members, 18 yrs and older): $20