2014 Young Artist Competition Announced!
The Oklahoma Community Orchestra is pleased to announce our ninth annual solo competition for young artists of college age. Auditions for the competition will be held on February 8, 2014 at Oklahoma Christian University, 2501 E Memorial Rd in Oklahoma City.
Winners of each of 4 divisions - Woodwinds, Strings, Piano, and Brass/Percussion - will all receive recognition. Two over-all winners will each receive a $700 cash prize and will be featured soloists at our April 15, 2014 concert. The remaining division winners will each receive $50.
Postmark Deadline for application is December 9, 2013.
We are very excited about having this competition and ask that you pass this information on to your students.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us Thank you for supporting this great opportunity.
2014 COMPETITION APPLICATION | 2014 COMPETITION GUIDELINES
Solo Selections Performed Recently.
Congratulations to the 2013 winners, and kudos to ALL of the contestants. 29 of 38 paid entrants auditioned, and the competition was steep! We were delighted to have such a high level of performance!
2013 Young Artist Competition Winners
Woodwind division winner: Caleb Mitchum, flute, OCU
Brass division winner: Ernesto Tovar, horn, OSU
String division winner: Emily Bishop, violin, OU
Piano division winner: Zhander P'ng, OCU
Emily Bishop and Zhander P'ng were the two over-all winners and performed with the orchestra in April 2013. Emily performed the first movement of the Saint-Saens Violin Concerto #3, and Zhander performed the first movement of the Tschaikovsky Piano Concerto #1.