Associate Orchestra Billboard

Concerto Competition

Associate Orchestra Concerto Competition

The CYS Associate Orchestra Concerto Competition was established during the 2006-07 season to recognize outstanding musicians in the orchestra and to also train the orchestra in the art of orchestral accompaniment.  The concerto competition is open to all current members of the orchestra and winners perform either a movement from a concerto or a one movement concert piece accompanied by the CYS Associate Orchestra in the March and May concerts. 

2018-19 Concerto Competition Information

See below for a list of acceptable/non-acceptable concerti. Upon completing the registration form, your piece will be reviewed for approval. Registration is now open!

Competition Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018
Where: Almond Elementary School
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (Auditions slots are 10 minutes each)
Accompanist: Not required, though highly recommended! 
Dress Code: Casual
Registration Deadline: November 20

Please note the following: 

  • Only one movement from a concerto or a one movement piece (not exceeding 15 minutes in length) is eligible
  • Must audition on the instrument currently playing in the orchestra
  • Music must be memorized for the concert. It does not need to be memorized for the audition.
  • Individual practice rooms are not available, but there are warm-up areas outside. Please come prepared, keep warm, and arrive at least 15 minutes early. 

APPROVED CONCERTI FOR THE 2018-19 COMPETITION

Acceptable Concerti

* Please CLICK ON THIS LINK to view the document containing a brief list of other acceptable/non-acceptable concerti. You are not limited to only this list. If your piece is not listed here, please email Leo@cys.org and Carmina@cys.org with your full name, instrument, composer, title of piece and movement (if any) for approval.

INSTRUMENT CONCERTI
VIOLIN Any standard classic, romantic, or contemporary concerto. *

Double concerti are OK.
VIOLA, CELLO, WOODWIND, Any standard classic, romantic, or contemporary concerto. *
BRASS, HARP, PERCUSSION Double or triple concerti are OK.

Non-acceptable Concerti

INSTRUMENT CONCERTI

VIOLIN Mendelssohn Violin Concerto (3rd mvt.) 15-16

Sarasate Zigeunerweisen 15-16
.


VIOLA, CELLO, WOODWIND, Weber Clarinet Concerto No. 1 (1st mvt.) 15-16
BRASS, HARP, PERCUSSION Rosauro Marimba Concerto, 1st Mvt 16-17

Forsyth Viola Concerto 16-17

Chaminade Concertino for Flute, Op. 107 17-18

Gordeli Concertino for Flute & Orchestra 17-18

Weber Concertino for Clarinet, Op. 26 17-18

Mozart Horn Concerto No. 4 (2nd & 3rd Mvts) 17-18
SHOP AMAZON

More Information

SCRIP TIP

More Information

VP COORDINATORS

Newsletters
Yoko Hughes
YokoMHughes@yahoo.com

Librarian/Events
Qing Xie
XieQing2000@gmail.com

Librarian
Min Wan
WanMin3188@gmail.com

Attendance
Selina Mak Au
S_Mak@yahoo.com

ADMINISTRATION

Executive Director
Jim Hogan
Jim@cys.org

Orchestra Manager
Carmina Eylar
Carmina@cys.org

Office Managers
Mrs. Pang (Mgr.)
MrsPang@cys.org

Judy Chan (Asst. Mgr.)
Judy@cys.org

MUSIC DIRECTOR

Leo Eylar
Leo@cys.org

Recent Performance Photos