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Yariv Aloni, Conductor & Artistic Director
The Sixteenth Annual
LOUIS SHERMAN
Concerto Competition
For
Young String Players
February 17, 2015, 7 pm
Location TBA
LOUIS SHERMAN
CONCERTO COMPETITION
FOR YOUNG STRING PLAYERS
2015
FIRST PRIZE:
Performance with
The Victoria Chamber Orchestra
Plus $400 cash
FINALIST PRIZES: $100 each
ELIGIBILITY: All students of bowed stringed instruments, age 18 years and under as of January 1, 2015,
who live on southern Vancouver Island. Previous grand prize winners are ineligible.
COMPETITION DATES:
January 17th, 2015: DEADLINE for submission of application form and tape or CD of one
movement of concerto for first round of judging.
February 17th, 2015, 7 pm. Location TBA
FINALIST COMPETITION. Live performance of entire concerto before an adjudication panel and
audience. Winner will be announced following the performance.
April 18th, 2014, 8 pm. First Metropolitan United Church: PERFORMANCE with the
V.C.O. and awarding of prizes.
REPERTOIRE LIST
Competitors please choose from the following pieces:
Violin:
J. S. Bach, Concerto in E Major or A minor
F. J. Haydn, Concerto in C Major or in G Major
W. A. Mozart, Concerto #3, 4, or 5 or Sinfonia Concertante
A. Vivaldi: any two contrasting & sequential Concerti from the ‘Four Seasons’
R. Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending
Viola:
F.A. Hoffmeister, Concerto in D Major
K. Stamitz, Concerto in D Major
P. Telemann, Concerto in G Major
W. A. Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante
C.M.v.Weber: Andante and Rondo Ongarese
G. F. Handel (Casadesus): concerto in B minor
J.C. Bach (Casadesus): Concerto in C minor
Cello:
F. J. Haydn, Concerto in C or D Major
L. Boccherini, Concerto in Bb Major
J.C. Bach (Casadesus): Concerto in C minor
G.Ch. Wagenseil: Concerto in C major
A.Vivaldi: Concertos: RV 401 (c min), 406 (D min), 418 (A min), 422 (A min)
Bass:
A. Capuzzi, Concerto in D Major
G. Cimador, Concerto in D Major
Other pieces may be admissible. Please contact us prior to application if you wish to play a piece that is not on the above
list. The music director will determine its suitability for accompaniment by the V.C.O.
LOUIS SHERMAN
CONCERTO COMPETITION
FOR YOUNG STRING PLAYERS
2015
APPLICATION PROCEDURES
The first round of the competition will be by recording. Competitors should record one movement
of their chosen concerto on cassette tape or CD, using as high quality recording equipment as is
available to them. Recorded performance must be accompanied. Label only the case with name,
instrument and piece, to assure anonymity during judging. Last day for submission of recording and
completed application form is January 17th, 2015
APPLICATION FORM
Name: __________________________________________________________________
Parent/Guardian(s): _______________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________
Address: ________________________________________________________________
City: _________________________________________ Postal Code: ____________
Phone: home: __________________________ other: ____________________________
Email: ________________________________________________
Age of applicant as of January 1, 2015: __________
Private Teacher’s Name: ___________________________________________________
Private Teacher’s Phone: __________________email: ___________________________
APPLICATION DEADLINE:
JANUARY 17th, 2015
Send tape/CD and application form to:
Anja Rebstock
V.C.O. Scholarship Committee
65 Moss St.
Victoria, B.C., V8V 4M2
FOR MORE INFORMATION please contact:
Anja Rebstock, (250)370-0452, anja.rebstock@gmx.de
You may also visit our website: www.victoriachamberorchestra.org