Piano Festival

35th ANNUAL TRUMAN PIANO FESTIVAL
PIANO FELLOWSHIP COMPETITION FOR HIGH-SCHOOL SENIORS
Saturday, February 17, 2018

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First Place: Four-Year, Renewable Piano Scholarship to Truman State University
including full tuition plus room and board (at the average two-person room rate*)

Second Place: Four-Year, Renewable $1,000 Piano Scholarship to Truman State University
All scholarships are renewable for eight semesters in total.
(*The room and board rate is calculated using the standard two-person room rates in
Truman’s available residence halls, excluding West Campus Suites.)

ELIGIBILITY

High-school seniors who are interested in pursuing a degree in music with piano as their primary instrument are eligible.
Entrants must also have already applied for admission to Truman State University before January 16, 2018.
Entrants must not have reached their 21st birthday by Jan. 1, 2018.
Students who have already begun a college degree are not eligible.
Awards must be accepted by May 1, 2018, and winners must be enrolled as full-time students no later than the fall of 2018.
A minimum 3.0 grade-point average (on a 4.0 scale) must be maintained for annual renewal of the scholarship,
and the student must continue to major in piano (B.M. with Piano Performance Emphasis Group,
B.A. General with piano as the major applied instrument, or B.A. Pre-Certification with piano as the major applied instrument).

SUGGESTED REPERTOIRE AND SIGHT READING

One Baroque or Classical work
One Romantic, Impressionistic, or Contemporary work
Single movements may be chosen.
A sight reading component is required. This requirement will be used in determining general admission to the program.

All music must be memorized, and only solo works will be accepted (no concerto movements).
One copy of the music with measure numbers must be provided for the judge. No photocopies are allowed.

PRELIMINARY AUDITIONS

All students must submit a digital recording (for example, an mp4 file, YouTube upload, etc.) of the required repertoire.
The repertoire performed in the final audition must be the same as the preliminary audition repertoire.
The audio quality of the recording can be a factor that the judges consider.
Entries must be emailed or postmarked by January 16, 2018.
If selected to perform in the final auditions, entrants will be notified of the exact time of their
solo performance, as well as their sight reading audition, no later than February 1, 2018.

JUDGES

Preliminary Auditions: Truman State University Piano Faculty
Final Auditions: Dr. Robert Carney and the Truman Piano Faculty
The judges reserve the right to withhold any prize if, in their opinion, no pianist qualifies.
The decision of the judges is final.


Truman State University
35th Annual Piano Festival 2018
Kirksville, Missouri

Presents

Dr. Robert Carney
Festival Guest Artist Recital
Friday, February 16
7:30 pm
Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall

Master Class with Dr. Carney
Saturday, February 17
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall
featuring Truman Piano Majors

Final Auditions
Truman Piano Fellowship Awards
Saturday, February 17
1:30 p.m.
Ophelia Parrish Performance Hall