World of Music and Arts’ inaugural Strings Competition aims to recognize top young string students currently studying at WMA for their excellence in string performance.
Application Deadline: February 1, 2019 11:59PM
Competition Date: March 3, 2019 starting at 3pm
*students will be scheduled and informed of their specific time slot following the application deadline.
Competition Location: Tom Lee Music 150-3631 No. 3 Rd, Richmond
Adjudicator: Nancy DiNovo (see below for biography)
How to apply:
1) Download and fill out application form and return to office, or fill out the online application.
2) Pay $30 non-refundable application fee.
- Junior Division: RCM level 1-3, max total time: 10 mins
- Intermediate Division: RCM level 4-6, max total time: 15 mins
- Senior Division: RCM level 7-9, max total time: 20 mins
1) Student must be a registered private student in their competition instrument for the 2018/2019 school year.
2) Students must complete registration form AND pay applicable non- refundable registration fee ($30) by 11:59pm on February 1, 2019. No late submissions will be accepted.
3) Participants must prepare two (2) contrasting solo works/movements of works within the maximum allotted total time, depending on division.
4) Please refer to the 2013 RCM syllabus when choosing works. If a work is not in the syllabus, please consult with your teacher.
5) A copy of the solo part or piano reduction must be submitted to the adjudicator. Photocopies will be allowed.
6) Piano accompaniment is required for all accompanied works. Students are required to provide their own accompanist.
7) Adjudicator’s decisions are final.
Competition will be open to public audience.
A former member of the St. Louis, Toronto and Boston Symphony Orchestras, and founding concertmaster of the Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, Nancy DiNovo enjoys a multifaceted career. An avid chamber musician and director of the “DiNovo and Friends” chamber music series, Nancy performs solo and chamber music recitals in styles ranging from period instrument to contemporary. Her many concerto credits include the Banff and Victoria premières of the Kurt Weill Violin Concerto.