Young Violists Competition



The NCVS Young Violists Competition returns Spring 2019, For violists age 19 and under. Preliminary round application deadline January 6, 2019 details below
               
4th NCVS Young Violists Competition, 
Final Round to be held Sunday March 10, 2019 at the Community Music Center, 
544 Capp St., San Francisco

Final Round (Open to the Public)
Sunday March 10th, 2019 at 3pm
Community Music Center
544 Capp St., San Francisco
Eligibility: Pre-college, aged 19 or younger
Cash prizes: $500, first price / $300, second prize / $200, third prize

2019 Application / Tape-round Information
Deadline: January 6, 2019
ONLINE APPLICATION
Application Fee: $35
SUBMIT PAYMENT VIA THE PAYPAL BUTTON


Share application recordings - either Audio-only or Video OK -  
with NCVS@NORCALVIOLA.ORG
(Email files directly or share via Soundcloud, YouTube, DropBox, etc.)

2019 YVC Repertoire Requirements for 1st round of the competition:
Any single movement from a Cello Suite by J.S. Bach
One movement from a viola sonata or a showpiece
One movement of a viola concerto
Piano accompaniment not required for tape-round (an accompanist is provided for finals)
(Total playing time not more than 20 minutes per competitor)
For Final Round: all finalists will play a new work for unaccompanied viola (written by the finalist of our NCVS composer competition)

2019 Judges
Ellen Ruth Rose (UC Berkeley, UC Davis, Earplay)
Dr. Tom Tatton (former president, American Viola Society)
Patricia Whaley (Principal Violist Symphony Silicon Valley, Modesto Symphony)



QUESTIONS? EMAIL NCVS@NORCALVIOLA.ORG