2013 Walden Chamber Players
Young Artist Competition
The Walden Chamber Players Young Artist Competition is held annually to promote and encourage young musicians from Massachusetts interested in the performance and study of chamber music. The winner will perform in a public concert with the Walden Chamber Players and receive a cash prize.
Eligibility—The competition is open to any string or wind players who reside in Massachusetts and who have not yet graduated from high school as of September 16, 2013.
Prize—The winner will perform with the Walden Chamber Players in a public concert on November 3, 2013 and will receive a $500 cash prize. The winner will be expected to perform the selected chamber work in its entirety and to be available for rehearsals in the fall of 2013. The cash prize will be awarded at the time of the performance. A runner-up will also be selected and will be asked to perform if the winner is unavailable. Winners may also be extended additional performance opportunities throughout the year. All decisions of the judges are final.
Applications MUST BE RECEIVED (NOT POSTMARKED) no later than September 16, 2013 to avoid late fees. Applications received after April 1st will be assessed a $15 late fee.
Semi-Final Round—Saturday, October 5, 2013, 10:00 am-1:00 pm
Finalists will be announced after all semi-final auditions are completed. Contestants who are not selected for the final round will receive audition comments in the mail.
Final Round—Saturday, October 5, 2013, 7:30 pm (open to the public)
The winner and runner-up will be announced at the completion of the final round. Judges will provide written comments for all finalists.
Jury—The Jury will consist of members of the Walden Chamber Players.
Required chamber music selections
— Applications/CDs are due September 16, 2013!—
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