The complete application must be submitted by October 31, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. (EST)
Preliminary round candidates will be notified November 7, 2016.
Be available for final round, November 14, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.
Be available for scheduled rehearsals.
Be available for FIU Concerto Competition Concert on March 29, 2017.
Competition repertoire MUST be pre-approved by the FIU Symphony Orchestra Conductor Raffaele Livio Ponti.
Auditions must be accompanied.
Students must arrange for their own accompanist (a list may be provided to you at email@example.com).
Auditions must be in video format – faulty videos will be disqualified.
There is a 10-minute maximum time limit for the preliminary audition round. The jury will select the material to be heard, and the student will be informed prior to the preliminary date.
Long orchestral tuttis should be cut in the preliminary video submissions.
During the final round, chosen finalists must play the entire movement.
All contestants must be prepared to perform at least forty-five (45) minutes before the assigned time.
Concerto Competition First Place winners from previous years are not eligible to enter the competition.
Alternates from previous years remain eligible.
First place winners of both divisions have an opportunity perform with the FIU Symphony Orchestra!
The 1st place high school winner will be given a full scholarship to FIU!