Participants of the Academy will have the opportunity to compete at the Academy competition: the competition will be part of the academy’s curriculum. At the conclusion of the competition the 1st prize winner will be presented with a new Henri Selmer Presence Bb clarinet, selected by the academy’s artists. 2nd prize winner will receive a $1000 prize, and 3rd prize winner will receive a Selmer Paris Concept Bb Mouthpiece.
First round repetoire: (to be sent electronically)
- Mozart: Clarinet Concerto (first movement)
- Andre Messager: Solo de Concours
The deadline for first round recordings (audio/video) is May 15th.
Final round (also recorded; details to follow):
- Robert Schumann: Fantasiestücke, Op. 73
- Igor Stravinsky: Three Pieces
- Ernest Chausson: Andante et Allegro
First Prize: Brand new Selmer Presence Bb clarinet
Second Prize: $1,000 cash prize
Third Prize: Selmer Paris Concept Bb Mouthpiece
When registering, please ensure to indicate on the registration form your desire to compete in the competition.