Young Artists 2010 Application (June 5 -29)




Performers: (Pianists born on or after July 1, 1982)

1. Complete application form (online or down load and send by mail)

2. Pay a nonrefundable $80 application fee (online or send by mail)

3. Recording of minimum two pieces, solo and/or concerto, representing different styles. There is no time limit. Portions of works may be used (for example, one movement of a sonata). A chamber music, with or without ensemble, must be included if you wish to participate in the chamber music portion of the Festival. 
IMPORTANT - the most preferred form of recording is DVD, otherwise a CD may be sent with a letter explaining why you are unable to provide a DVD recording. In 2010 we are requesting that you send three (3) identical copies of your audition performance recording. The recording should be a recent recording (within the last 18 months) and must adhere to the above repertoire recommendations. Each disc must be packaged in its own jewel case or sleeve. Acceptance as a performer also depends heavily on the quality of the recordings , therefore we can no longer accept videotapes or cassettes. Both American NTSC and European PAL systems are acceptable. Please do not send original copies. PianoTexas is not responsible for returning any of the recordings.

4. Provide name and contact information (email) of your current teacher and/or another distinguished musician. We will request a recommendation for your participation.

5. List of repertoire in the order of preference for the solo master classes. You must list a minimum of four works that you will be ready to perform from memory in June, 2010.


6. Choice of complete concerto - select from Concerto Repertoire.

7. Optional - List your choice of chamber music piece: one or two movements not exceeding a total of 18 minutes .

8. Biography, including achievements, names of teachers, and hobbies.
Your words will be published on our website so it should be presented in a clear, understandable format

Active and General Observers:
A. Complete application form (online or down load and send by mail)

B. Pay a nonrefundable $45 application fee (online or send by mail)

C. For those applying as Active Observers, please include a repertoire list you have been studying during the past two years.

Application Deadlines:

             •  Performers:

                March 1, 2010 postmarked (U.S.A. and Canada)

                February 25, 2010 postmarked (overseas)


             •  Active Observers:

                April 19, 2010 postmarked


             •  General Observers:

                May 17, 2010 postmarked