GILLIAM COMPETITION


PIANO


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

  2. BEGINNERS - GRADE 8 OR HOME SCHOOLED STUDENTS WHOSE MAXIMUM AGE DOES NOT EXCEED 14 AT THE TIME OF THE COMPETITION

  3. COMPETITION IS LIMITED TO 25 PARTICIPANTS.

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

  5. Performing a concerto or instrumental work that has an orchestral score and
    parts available, at the Winners’ Concert, is a prerequisite to being considered for
    performance with the OKC Philharmonic at the Side by Side Concert.

  6. Maximum performance time – 10 minutes.

  7.  Awards offered:

    • $600 – First Place Winner

    • $300 – Second Place Winner

    • $100 – Third Place Winner

  8.  First and Second Place Winners 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 Mike and Wanda Gilliam, major supporters of the music community in Oklahoma. It is designed to support and encourage younger piano students to reach their musical potential.