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. One must be a standard concerto movement.

  4. Entrants must provide their own instruments.

  5. Percussion entrants only: Choose one piece from required list of concertos, and second piece must be in contrasting style. These lists are printed here.

  6.  Maximum performance time – 10 minutes.

  7. Awards offered:

    • $500 – in each solo division

    • $750 – the Overall Winner

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

  9. 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.


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