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The 2022 Annual Competition

The 2022 Annual Competition

 

The WMC's 2022 Competition and Winners’ Recital are currently being planned as in-person events anticipated to be held on Saturday, February 5 and Sunday, March 6.  However, due to the unpredictability of the COVID pandemic, we will be keeping an eye on local, state, and federal guidelines and making any further decisions as needed closer to the time concerning any changes to dates or safety guidelines.

2022 Competition Categories will include:

Music Camp Scholarships

-  Junior Camp: open to students ages 10 to 13 on the day of the Competition. A student may win this division only once. A Junior Camp division winner may not compete in the Senior Camp division the following year.

-  Senior Camp: open to students ages 14 to 18 on the day of the Competition.  A student may win this division only once. High school graduates are not eligible.  Vocalists are permitted to enter the Senior Camp category.

High School -  Open to students in Grades 9 to 11: all instruments, including vocalists. Vocalists in Grade 12 also are eligible.  First-place winners may not compete in this category the following year

Senior - Open to students in Grade 12, not including voice.

Composition - Open to students ages 10 to 18. First-place winners may not compete in this category the following year.  Two students may collaborate on a composition.   Vocal compositions, with accompaniment, are permitted.

Students are invited to participate in ONE of the above categories per instrument.

Application deadline: Friday, January 14, 2022 - to be submitted online.  The application weblink will be posted on this page when the form is open to accept applications.  Please check back to this site again.
 

Key Documents: 

Note to parents, teachers, and students: Please review the Rules & Guidelines carefully, as well as the Application Form.  They contain essential information related to the Competition, and are revised and updated every year.

Rules and Guidelines [download pdf]

Composition Guidelines for Students & Teachers [download pdf] (Required reading for all students entering the Composition category, as well as their teachers) 

Competition Essentials [download pdf]

Potential Camp List:  [download pdf]

Listing of Area Accompanists [download pdf] 

Accompanist Fee Application [download pdf]

To Apply:  Online Application and payment (link coming soon!)

 

Questions: Please email competition@wednesdaymusicclub.org

To access the information from the 2021 competition, click HERE.

2022 COMPETITION SCHOLARSHIPS

The Robert W. Smith, Jr. Fund
The William Blackford Scholarship Fund
The Yvaine Duisit Youth Scholarship Fund
The Allison Phillips Hamilton Fund
The Peggy Romer Camp Scholarship Fund
The Meda McNeir Tilman Scholarship Fund
The Eleanor Gray Shea Fund
The Kenneth Hindman Scholarship Fund
The Wednesday Music Club Members Scholarship Fund