Solo Concerto Competition Application

Solo Concerto Competition Application

Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Please have all of your nformation ready before submitting the form. Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m., October 31, 2023. Rules and guidelines for the competitions are contained in the handbooks on the School of Music webpage. Links: Undergraduate Rules, Graduate Rules Please direct questions to Tom Larson at
Undergraduate or Graduate level: Required
Please contact your applied teacher or area head for more information on preliminary rounds.

You must receive your applied teacher's approval before submitting this form. The information on this form will be e-mailed to your applied teacher. Without their permission, you will not be able to compete in the preliminary round. You must also receive approval from the ensemble director with which you wish to perform. Orchestra: Tyler White Wind Ensemble: Carolyn Barber

Please enter title information below exactly as it should appear in the program.

You are required to bring one copy of the score for the judges at the preliminary round and the final round.

All selections are subject to final approval by the accompanying ensemble director.

Will your collaborative pianist require a page turner? Required

Example: ( 2 2 2 2 - 4 3 3 0 - tmp - hp - str )

If you do not provide complete information, your application will not be accepted!

For orchestral instrumentation the following sources are available in the Music Library:

  • Orchestral Music: A Handbook, by David Daniels 1982 Music REF ML 128 05 D3
  • Orchestral Music in Print, by Margaret K. Farish, ed. 1979 (supplements: 1983, 1994) Music REF ML 128 05 F33

For wind ensemble instrumentation contact Dr. Carolyn Barber at

By submitting this application form, you are agreeing to be available, with your collaborative pianist, at any point during the final round of the competition (Graduate - Sunday, November 5 at 4 pm, Undergraduate - Sunday, November 5 at 6 pm). If you have conflicts during these times, we cannot guarantee to be able to work around them.