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UTB Symphony Orchestra

Fifth Annual Concerto/Aria Competition

The UTB Symphony Orchestra will be holding auditions for the Fifth Annual Concerto/Aria Competition. This competition is open to all music majors and minors taking applied lessons, Music Academy students, and High School students. Audition results will be determined by a closed panel, including the Orchestra Director. Winners of the competition will perform on the Spring 2011 Symphony Orchestra Concert as special guest soloists. The solo instruments chosen for each year will alternate. This season, the chosen instruments and repertoire is listed below. Winners MUST be available for rehearsals with the orchestra as schedule by Orchestra Director and the Final Concert. Applications will be found at the bottom of the page.

*Take a look at the judging panel - click here

Repertoire for 2010-2011 Competition

College Division:

  • FLUTE – Stamitz Concerto for Flute and Orchestra in G Major (1st Mvt)
  • CLARINET – Weber Concertino
  • VOICE – Berlioz Art Song “Villanelle” (in F)
  • INSTRUMENTAL CONDUCTING – Mozart The Dream of Scipione Overture
  • NEW!! VOCAL CONDUCTING – Mozart Ave Verum Corpus from Junior Division

Eligibility & Application Information for College Division:

  • Students must be currently enrolled as a UTB Music Major or Minor.
  • Students must be enrolled in applied lessons for that instrument.
  • For Conducting, students must be enrolled or haven taken at least one semester of Conducting Class and/or Choral Conducting.
  • Students must complete the Application and submit a letter of recommendation from the applied instructor.
  • Winners from previous Competition (2009-2010) will not be eligible for this year.

Junior Division (Music Academy and High School Students):

  • STRINGS (ANY) – Eccles Sonata in g minor (Grave and Courante)
  • VOICE (ALL) – Mozart Ave Verum Corpus

Eligibility & Application Information for Junior Division:

  • Students must be currently enrolled as a UTB Music Academy student or taking private classes.
  • Students must complete the Application and submit a letter of recommendation from the private instructor.
  • Winners from previous Competition (2009-2010) will not be eligible for this year.

Last day to Register:
Friday, February 4, 2011

Competition date for College Division:
Instrumental - March 23, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. TACB RED ROOM
Vocal - March 23, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. TACB GOLD ROOM


Competition date for Instrumental Conducting:
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. TABC Red Room

Competition date for Vocal Conducting:
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. TABC Red Room

Competition date for Junior Division:
Instrumental - Monday, March 21, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. TACB RED ROOM

Vocal- Monday, March 21, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. TACB GOLD ROOM

Concert Performance with Orchestra:
Tuesday April 11, 2011 - TACB MAIN HALL


College Division Instrumental Application

College Division Vocal Application

College Division Instrumental Conducting Application

College Division Vocal Conducting Application

Junior Division Instrumental Application

Junior Division Vocal Application

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