1) The Competition (FHYAMC) will take place on November 30 at 3PM, December 1 at 6PM, and December 7 at 10AM (for the preliminary round); and December 8, 2013 at 6:30PM (for the final round) at:
Forest Hill Christian Church
250 Laguna Honda Blvd.
San Francisco, CA 94116
2) FHYAMC is open to instrumentalists and singers currently or previously enrolled in a music program at a College or University in the Bay Area between 18 to 35 years of age inclusive on December 8, 2013.
The following instruments/voice may apply:
Keyboard (piano, organ)
Strings (violin, viola, violoncello, double bass) (acoustic guitar)
Woodwinds (flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone)
Brass (trumpet, trombone)
Voice (soprano, alto, tenor, bass)
Three contrasting pieces representing three different style periods as follows:
– Two in the preliminary round (maximum fifteen minutes total)
– One piece in the final round (not played in the first round, also not exceeding fifteen minutes). All music must be memorized. Applicants should provide their own accompanist. The Competition does not provide accompanists.
Note that the winner(s) of the main title may enter FHYAMC in the third year after winning.
FHYAMC schedule includes performances as indicated above. All events of the Competition are open to public. Organizers reserve the right to alter the events and logistics of the Competition if necessary. All participants will obtain written feedback from the judges via US Mail.