Senior Honor Recital Competition Details

Audition Procedures and Guidelines:

  • Only Sheboygan County high school senior students or high school senior students of Michibago Music Teachers are eligible to compete; students must be graduating in May or June 2018.
  • Application forms to be used for the competition and details are enclosed with this letter. Please feel free to duplicate them.
  • Upon receipt of application forms, contestants will be contacted by phone and/or email with specific information regarding audition time and warm-up arrangements.
  • Ensembles consisting of up to four students may participate. Winners in ensembles will be issued an honorarium as a group.
  • The compositions to be performed are to be determined by the student and his/her music teacher.
  • Students should prepare for a ten-minute audition and arrange for their own accompanists. It is strongly encouraged, though not mandatory, that students perform all selections from memory.
  • Students wishing to audition with more than one instrument may do so only in the event that a maximum of 30 participants is not reached. The student’s teacher must present any exceptions of performing with additional instruments prior to auditioning.
  • A distinguished panel of educators and musicians will judge the competition.
  • Auditions are closed to the public.

Winners will be notified by phone on Thursday, February 8. All winners will be asked to prepare a 20-minute program that will be a segment of the Senior Honor Recital on Sunday, May 6. Specific details will be furnished upon notification.

Please note:  Student musicians who wish to participate in the competition must:

  1. Complete the enclosed application form and return by January 19, 2018, 5:00 p.m. to:
          John Michael Kohler Arts Center 
          Senior Honor Recital Competition
          608 New York Avenue
          Sheboygan, WI 53081
                
  2. Immediately inform the Arts Center at 920-458-6144 of any scheduling conflicts.
     
  3. Prepare a 10-minute audition.
     
  4. Provide the judges with two original music scores.
     
  5. Provide an accompanist, if necessary.

 

Please contact Angela Ramey at the Arts Center at 920-694-4533 or aramey@jmkac.org with any questions or concerns.

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