Competition

  

The International Summer Music Institute will hold its annual concerto competition for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, violin, viola, cello, double bass, and piano. There will be a competition in each session. The first round will be online, the second in-person.

Competition Dates (2nd round)
Session 1: Monday, July 18th, at 7:30pm, in the College of Music Recital Hall
Session 2: Monday, July 25th, at 7:30pm, in the College of Music Recital Hall

Performance Dates (Gala Concerts)
Session 1: Saturday, July 23th, at 7:30, in the Winspear Auditorium (Murchison Performing Arts Center, UNT campus)
Session 2: Saturday, July 30th, at 7:30, in the Winspear Auditorium (Murchison Performing Arts Center, UNT campus)

Application Procedure
Indicate your intent to participate when you apply to ISMI through Acceptd. You will be able upload a video with your repertoire section from the list below. A jury comprised of ISMI faculty will decide which participants are allowed to enter the second round of the competition. 

Awards
The winning contestants will perform with the ISMI Chamber Orchestra in the Gala Concerts. Our top prize winner in each session will also receive a full-tuition waiver to attend ISMI in 2023. Additional prizes or honorable mentions may be awarded.
Each contestant will be given a 10-minute audition slot. ISMI will provide a collaborative pianist and a rehearsal time for each contestant.

Repertoire
Select one item from the list below:

Flute
Concerto in D minor, H. 484.1 by Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788)
Movement 1: Allegro or Movement 3: Allegro di molto 

Concerto No. 1 in G major, K. 313 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Movement 1: Allegro maestoso

Concerto No. 2 in D major, K. 314 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Movement 1: Allegro aperto

Piccolo Concerto in C major, RV 443 by Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Movement 1: [Allegro] or Movement 3: Allegro molto

Oboe
Concerto in C major by Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Movement 1: Allegro non molto

Concerto in c minor by Domenico Cimarosa (1749-1801)
Movement 1: Introduzione - Attacca

Concerto for Oboe and Violin in c minor BWV 1060 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Movement 1: Allegro
Note: Oboists who chose the Bach concerto should submit a video of a duo recording (playing together) with a violinist in order to be considered.

Clarinet
Concerto in A major, KV 662 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (17556-1791)
Movement 1: Allegro or Movement 3: Rondo

Bassoon
Andante and Hungarian Rondo by Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826)
The complete work

Concerto in E minor, RV 484 by Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Movement 1: Allegro poco and Movement 2: Andante

Concerto in B flat, K. 191 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Movement 2: Andante ma Adagio and Movement 3: Rondo: Tempo di menuetto

French Horn
Concerto No. 2 in D major, Hob. VIId: 4 by Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Movement 1: Allegro moderato or Movement 3: Allegro

Concerto No. 2 in E flat, KV 417 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Movement 1: Allegro maestoso or Movement 3: Rondo: Allegro

Concerto No. 3 in E flat, KV 447 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Movement 1: Allegro or Movement 3: Allegro

Concerto No. 4 in E flat, KV 495 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Movement 1: Allegro maestoso or Movement 3: Rondo: Allegro vivace

Violin
Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Movement 1:  Allegro moderato

Concerto No. 5 in A major, KV 219 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Movement 1: Allegro aperto

Concerto for Oboe and Violin in c minor BWV 1060 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Movement 1: Allegro
Note: Violinists who chose the Bach concerto should submit a video of a duo recording (playing together) with an oboist in order to be considered.

Viola
Concerto in D major by Franz Anton Hoffmeister (1754-1812)
Movement 1: Allegro

Concerto in D major by Franz Anton Hoffmeister (1754-1812)
Movement 2: Poco adagio and Movement 3: Rondo. Allegro

Concerto in C minor in the Style of J. C. Bach by Henri Casadesus (1879-1947)
Movement 1: Allegro molto ma maestoso

Cello
Cello Concerto No. 1 in C major, Hob VIIb:1 by Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Movement 1: Moderato 

Concerto in G major, RV 413 by Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Movement 1:  Allegro

Concerto in G major, RV 413 by Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Movements 2: Largo and Movement 3: Allegro

Double Bass
Concerto No. 2 in B minor by Giovanno Bottesini (1821-1889)
Movement 1: Allegro

Concerto No. 2 in F# minor by Serge Koussevitzky (1874-1951)
Movement 1: Allegro

Piano
Concerto No. 1 in D minor, BWV 1052 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Movement 1: Allegro

Concerto No. 11 in D major, Hob. 18/11 by Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Movement 1: Vivace

Concerto No. 11 in D major, Hob. 18/11 by Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Movement 3: Rondo all’Ungarese. Allegro assai