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November 23, 2013


Ewell Recital Hall

Applications Due:

August 18, 2013 at 6:30 PM

Concerto Competition


This year's competition will be held on November 23, 2013


Applications must be turned in by August 18, 2013 at 6:30 PM


Candidate must be
  • Student at the College of William & Mary
  • Studying with a member of the Applied Music Faculty in the Department of Music
  • Available to perform the work with the William & Mary Symphony Orchestra on April 24, 2013, 8:00 PM, in Phi Beta Kappa Hall


The selected work must be
  • One or more movements of a work for a solo instrument or voice and orchestra. Double concertos are acceptable if both soloists meet the eligibility criteria above.
  • Approved by the WMSO Music Director immediately after the application deadline

Competition Requirements:

Each candidate will receive 15 minutes of performance time and must
  • Perform excerpts from all movements that they wish to perform with the WMSO.
  • Make appropriate cuts if the work excceeds 15 minutes
  • Provide an accompanist. You are responsible for finding your own and will be disqualified if you do not have one at the competition.
  • Provide 3 copies of the score (full scores preferred, but piano reductions accepted)
  • Memorization is required only for the final performance with WMSO in April but strongly encouraged for the competition.

Application Procedure:

2013 Concerto Competition Application

Please complete the application (link provided above) with a signature from your applied teacher and submit it in Professor Grandis's mailbox by August 18, 2013 at 6:30 PM.

You will be notified if your application has been approved before the Winter Recess.