Tuesday, January 3, 2017

STILL TIME TO ENTER 2017 YOUNG MUSIC COMPETITION

2017 Pearl & Julius Young Music Competition

Applications are now available

WHEN: March 19, 2017 at NOON.
WHERE:
Dolan Hall, The College of Saint Elizabeth, 2 Convent Road, Morristown, New Jersey

Deadline: January 6, 2017

First Prize is $1000. The First Prize winner will perform a concerto movement at the BONJ Summer Music Festival in August, 2017.

Second prize is $500.  Third prize is $250.  Two $100 honorable mention prizes will be awarded.

Judges will include principal musicians from the orchestra and guest artists.

The competition is open to instrumentalists ages 16-22. Finalists chosen from the applicants will perform at Dolan Performance Hall, The College of Saint Elizabeth, on Sunday, March 19, 2017, 12:00-3:00 PM

  • Artists will be able to warm-up starting at 10:00 AM. 
  • Finalists may perform with their own pianist or with a pianist provided by the orchestra. 
  • Non-keyboard finalists must perform one movement from a concerto from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic or Modern eras.  
  • Pianists must perform a movement from a sonata or an equivalent work.

Fill out the application and mail with a check for the non-refundable application fee of $25 (payable to BONJ).  Include a brief biography or resume, letter of recommendation and a CD, DVD or YouTube Link of you in performance.  Applications must be received by January 6, 2017. Finalists will be notified by January 27, 2017.   Please mail to: Lisa Young, Chairperson, 24 Edgar Road, West Orange, New Jersey, 07052.

WATCH VIDEO OF PAST WINNERS