KEITH COMPETITION


VIOLIN – VIOLA – VIOLONCELLO – STRING BASS


  1. Violin and Violoncello entrants choose one piece from list printed here and one piece of their choice of a contrasting style, tempo and period.  Viola and string bass entrants choose two pieces of contrasting style, tempo and period.  See Composer List for period.

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

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

  4. COMPETITION IS LIMITED TO 20 PARTICIPANTS.

  5. Maximum performance time – 10 minutes.

  6. Awards offered:

    • $100 – in each solo division

    • $400 – the Overall Winner

    • $150 – the Performance Award Winner

  7. Overall winner and Performance Award winner must play in the Winners’ Concert.


This competition is made possible by a gift from Mr. and Mrs. R. Drake Keith and by the Oklahoma City Orchestra League, Inc. Margaret served numerous times as Vice President for both the Auditions and Education Committees. This competition is designed to encourage younger students to prepare for future competitions.


Repertoire

LIST OF REQUIRED REPERTOIRE FOR VIOLIN AND VIOLONCELLO


VIOLIN

  1. Bach: a minor Concerto---1st movement

  2. Seitz: any movement from a Seitz Concerto

  3. La Folia: by Correlli or any other version

  4. Handel: any movement from a Handel Sonata

  5. Any movement of a Bach Sonata or Partita

  6. Any movement of a Mozart concerto

 

VIOLONCELLO

  1. Any movement from the Bach Suites

  2. Adagio and Allegro from Sonata in e minor Op. 1 #2 by Marcello

  3. Allegro Appassionata by Saint-Saens

  4. Any movement from the Sonata in g minor by       H. Eccles

  5. Tarantella by Squire

  6. Any movement of a Bach Sonata