CARVER COMPETITION


BRASS – HARP – WOODWIND – pERCUSSION


  1. Comply with the GENERAL RULES on the previous page.

  2.  This competition is open to students grades 9-12 or homeschooled students whose maximum age does not exceed 18 at the time of the Competition.

  3. Entrants play two compositions of contrasting style and tempo.

  4. Entrants must provide their own instruments.

  5.  Maximum performance time – 10 minutes.

  6. Awards offered:

    • $500 – in each solo division

    • $750 – the Overall Winner

  7.  Winners in woodwind, brass and harp divisions (including Overall Winner) must play in the Winners’ Concert.

  8. All competition winners must provide a social security or Tax ID number immediately upon being announced as a winner.


This competition is made possible by a gift from Mrs. William Abney in memory of her daughter, Lauren Carver.