Eastern Mennonite University

CONCERTO-ARIA COMPETITION

Winner will perform with the
Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival Orchestra
and receive a $250 prize

Performance: Festival Concert 1 – June 8, 3:00 p.m.
Eastern Mennonite University
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Application deadline: extended to December 13
               (submit application below)
Auditions at EMU: January 18, 1:00 p.m.
   Online auditions (Drop Box, YouTube) are acceptable;
            send link to bach@emu.edu
   DVDs will also be accepted; send to Bach Festival at
            1200 Park Road, Harrisonburg, VA 22802
Repertoire: J.S. Bach work with orchestra
                     (no transcriptions)
                     (perform all movements from memory)
Eligibility: Musicians in grades 6-12
Application fee: $35 (non refundable)
Accompanist: Performer should supply an audition accompanist.
    If requested, the festival will provide an audition accompanist
    and schedule a 30-minute rehearsal on audition day; this
    option incurs a $90 non-refundable fee.

Winner must be available for rehearsals/performance June 6-8.
Winner and one parent will be housed with a local family.

The festival reserves the right to request a different work if orchestral accompaniment cannot be obtained.

Application process:
Submit the form below and mail check for fee by December 13.

    Application fee = $35.
    If requesting an accompanist, total fee = $125

If auditioning online, send link by January 17.
If auditioning by DVD, package must be received by January 17.

Make check to: EMU-Bach
Mail check to: Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival
                      1200 Park Road
                      Harrisonburg, VA 22802

Audition day instructions will be sent to all applicants by January 1.

Flier

Questions? Contact Mary Kay Adams, bach@emu.edu
                                540-432-4652