Competition

 

The Summer String Institute will hold its inaugural concerto competition for violin, viola, cello, double bass, and piano. There will be a competition in each session.

Competition Dates
Session 1: Monday, July 15th, at 7:30pm, in the College of Music Recital Hall
Session 2: Monday, July 22rd, at 7:30pm, in the College of Music Recital Hall

Performance Dates (Gala Concerts)
Session 1: Saturday, July 20st, at 7:30, in the Winspear Auditorium (Murchison Performing Arts Center, UNT campus)
Session 2: Saturday, July 27th, at 7:30, in the Winspear Auditorium (Murchison Performing Arts Center, UNT campus)

Application Procedure
Indicate your intent to participate when you apply to SSI through Acceptd.

Awards
The winning contestants will perform with the SSI String Orchestra in the Gala Concerts. Our top prize winner in each session will also receive a full-tuition waiver to attend SSI in 2020. Additional prizes or honorable mentions may be awarded.
Each contestant will be given a 10-minute audition slot. SSI will provide a collaborative pianist and a rehearsal time for each contestant.

Repertoire
Select one item from the list below:

Violin
Concerto in E major, Op. 8 , RV 269 “Spring” by Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Movement 1:  Allegro 

Concerto in G major, Hob.Vlla:4 by Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Movement 1: Allegro moderato

Concerto in C major, Hob.Vlla:1 by Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Movement 1: Allegro moderato

Viola
Concerto in G major, TWV 51:G9 by Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767)
Movements 1+2: Largo and Allegro

Concerto in G major, TWV 51:G9 by Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767)
Movements 3+4:  Andante and Presto

Trauermusik (Music of Mourning) by Paul Hindemith (1895-1963)
All movements

Cello
Cello Concerto No. 1 in C major, Hob VIIb:1 by Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Movement 1: Moderato 

Concerto in G major, RV 413 by Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Movement 1:  Allegro

Concerto in G major, RV 413 by Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Movements 2+3: Largo and Allegro

Double Bass
Concerto No. 2 in B minor by Giovanno Bottesini (1821-1889)
Movement 1: Allegro

Concerto No. 2 in F# minor by Serge Koussevitzky (1874-1951)
Movement 1: Allegro

Piano
Concerto No. 2 in E major, BWV 1053 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Movement 1: Allegro

Rapsodia sinfonica, Op. 66 by Joaquin Turina (1882-1949)

Ecolugue, Op. 10 by Gerald Finzi (1901-1956)