Rising Star Scholarship Competition
The Rising Star Scholarship Competition is new for the 2022-2023 season. This competition is an opportunity for college-bound 12th graders in Southern California to be recognized by their community with prizes and a performance opportunity.
The competition includes a recorded round, an in-person round, and personal statement submission.
Enter the Rising Star Scholarship Competition
Entry fee: $50
|Preliminary Recorded Round Deadline (audio)|| Sunday, March 19, 2023; 11:59pm PST
|Finalists Notified||Saturday, April 1, 2023|
Final Round (in-person)
|Saturday, April 22, 2023|
Preliminary Round (Total program should not exceed 15 minutes):
Valerie Coleman, Fanmi Imèn (2018)[Theodore Presser]
Contrasting work(s) or movement(s)
Accompanied pieces must be recorded with a pianist.
Final Round: 15-minute program (including required piece)
Allison Loggins-Hull, Homeland (2018) [Flutronix]
The time limits for both rounds exclude any time between pieces or movements. The program should include pieces in a variety of diverse styles and periods. This may include single movements of works, sonatas, and unaccompanied pieces. It is not necessary to perform all movements of a single work. An Individual movement of a work needs to be performed in its entirety, but cuts may be made in the accompaniment and repeats may be deleted. The Final Round repertoire can include preliminary round repertoire, or can be an entirely new program.
Preliminary Round Recordings:
Note: All recorded files will be coded and numbered for anonymity before being submitted to the Preliminary Recorded Round adjudication panel.
Enter the Rising Star Competition