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Nazareth College Piano Competition

Nazareth College Piano Competition 2014

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Selected List of Piano Music since 1920

Celebrating Music Since 1920
Sunday, September 28, 2014

The Nazareth College Piano Competition will be held on Sunday, September 28, 2014 in the Wilmot Hall of Music, Nazareth College. A registration fee of $30 (non-refundable) must accompany each application. The competition is open to all young pianists between the age of 11-18 years old. All previous "First Prize" winners may not compete until eligible for the next level.

Please make check payable to: Nazareth College Department of Music -- Piano Competition. Each contestant will receive a confirmation and audition time by September 12, 2014.  All applications must be returned to Nazareth College, Department of Music, 4245 East Avenue, NY 14618 no later than 5:00 PM, Friday, August 29, 2014. For more information, please call the Music Office at 585-389-2700. Any questions regarding repertoire should be directed to Dr. Beverly Smoker at 585-389-2696.

Competition Date

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Awards

    •   Senior Category: A cash prize of $150 will be awarded to the First Place winner. A $3,000 Nazareth College Piano Scholarship will be awarded to the First Prize winner upon application, audition and acceptance into the college and the Department of Music. Second Place winner will receive a $75 cash award.
    •   Junior Category: A cash prize of $150 will be awarded to the First Place winner. Second Place winner will receive a $75 cash award.
    •   Honorable Mentions will be awarded at the judges’ discretion.
    •   All awards will be presented at the Winners Recital. Repertoire performed in the Winners Recital must be selected from the Competition repertoire.

Winner’s Recital

Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 5:00 pm

Senior  Category

    •   Ages 15-18 as of September 1, 2014
    •   Two memorized pieces — one 
composed since 1920 and one by another composer in a contrasting style
    •   Maximum audition time will be 15 minutes.

Junior Category

    •   Ages 11-14 as of September 1, 2014
    •   Two memorized pieces — one composed since 1920 and one by another composer in a contrasting style
    •   Maximum audition time will be 10 minutes.

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