|Branch Audition Fees
||$50/solo; $40 per student for ensembles
2012 postmark - Mail proof of age
(copies of birth certificate or passport)
and SASE (one large stamped envelope with $1.55 postage,
9x10 or 10x13) with one check for all entries, drawn on
the teacher's bank account to:
MTAC San Diego
VOCE Branch Chair, Angela Rowland
PO Box 928564
San Diego CA
January 20, 2013 at San Diego State University
|Finals Open Enrollment
||February 1, 2013 to March 5, 2013
|State Audition Fees
||$60/solo; $45 per student for ensembles
||April 21, 2013 at Chapman University
333 North Glassell, Orange, CA 92866
1) Original scores
are to be provided to the judges by each performer. No
(for the students or the judges) will result in immediate
2) Each contestant or group of contestants
will be allowed nine (9) minutes to perform. The judges
choose whether or not to hear the cadenza(s), and/or if
they wish to stop a contestant if they
exceeded the time limit.
3) Judges may select a first, second
and third - place winner for each category. Ties are allowed.
judging panel reserves the right not to award a 1st place
winner in every category.
4) The judges’ decisions are
a. At the
end of the day, each performer will receive a Certificate
of Participation and/or other awards.
and Honorable Mentions will be announced immediately following
of the 2013
MTAC-San Diego VOCE Competition Festival.
All repertoire must include at least one piece from the
standard literature for that category. No transcriptions,
arrangements or abridged versions will be accepted. Selections
written with piano accompaniment must be performed with
a pianist. Unaccompanied solo works are acceptable entries
if paired with a concerto.
Choose three selections composed in the original languages,
specifically to include one work in English and two works
in languages other than English. Everything is to be memorized.
Choose two contrasting works, representing different musical
eras, styles and tempi. At least one piece must be a concerto
or the equivalent (with orchestral accompaniment). All solo
pieces must be memorized, including Sonatas.
Choose two (substantial) contrasting movements, selected
from the standard repertoire, representing two different
musical eras. Major sonatas for piano and one other instrument
(either a wind or stringed instrument) may be considered
an Ensemble piece if the piano part is written as an equal
to the other and not considered an accompanying part. Sonatas
performed within the Ensemble category should be performed