Grace Notes School of Music

Annual Festival Competition

9am, April 13th, 2019

Eligibility: Musicians from ages 5 to 18. Instruments include violin, viola, cello, and piano.

Repertoire: Repertoire requirements depend on the level of the student. Level 1 is for beginning students who are just getting comfortable with their respective instruments. Level 2 is for intermediate players. Level 3 is for advanced students that are confidant playing concertos and demanding etudes.

Level 1: One or two solo pieces

Level 2: A scale or etude; one or two solo pieces

Level 3: One etude; one or two solo pieces

Judging: Each contestant will be evaluated on a ten point scale. Musicians in Levels 1 and 2 that score a 7 or higher will receive a medal. Level 3 contestants that qualify will appear in an open second round. The winner will receive $50 in a cash prize and trophy. Our judges will be looking at technique, pitch, rhythm, and musicality. Memorization is encouraged but not required.

Location: The competition will take place at the Grace Notes School of Music, 2070 Silverside Drive, Building A, Baton Rouge, LA 70808.

Registration: Please register by completing the form below. There is a $20 fee per each participant that you must bring at the time of your audition.