The Joliet Symphony Orchestra at USF’s
for instrumentalists and singers
Sunday, December 11, 2016
University of St. Francis — Sexton Auditorium
500 Wilcox St. — Joliet, IL 60435
Two winners will be selected to perform as soloists. One on the Spring 2017 concerts and one during the 2017-2018 season.
Open to students age 18 and under living within 25 miles of Joliet. One winner will be chosen from this division.
Open to musicians over the age of 18 living within 25 miles of Joliet who do not derive their principal source of income teaching and/or performing with their instrument/voice. One winner will be chosen from this division.
Contestants must choose a work for soloist(s) and orchestra (including arias and works for multiple soloists) not to exceed 12 minutes, and appropriate for a community-level orchestra. All repertoire is subject to the approval of the Music Director. (If you're unsure of the suitability of a particular piece, please contact the Music Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.)
Public domain works are preferred. Memorization is not required, but it is encouraged.
Winners of each division must make themselves available to perform with the JSO for either the concerts on April 22 & 23, 2017 or a concert during the 2017-2018 season. The two concerts will be held in early December and mid-to-late April. Winners must also make themselves available for up to three Wednesday evening rehearsals prior to the concert.
Participants are invited to bring their own accompanists. If needed, a staff accompanist will be available for an additional fee.
Auditions will take place between 1pm and 4pm on Sunday, December 11, 2016. Once registered, participants will be assigned a time. Participants must be prepared to perform their entire selection. Judges will confer and decide on a winner to be announced by 5pm.
To reserve your place in the competition, please complete the form below and mail a check for $10, made out to “Joliet Symphony Orchestra at USF” to the address below. Your registration will not be considered complete until your check is received.
Address for checks:
University of St. Francis
500 Wilcox St.
Joliet, IL 60435