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2023 LISMA INT'L MUSIC COMPETITION

ONLINE APPLICATION - NOW OPEN

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Prizes

Category A

Eligibility: 17-25 years old for calssical instruments

Piano

1st Prize: $1,000.00

 

2nd Prize: $500.00

 

3rd Prize: $250.00


Strings

1st Prize: $1,000.00

 

2nd Prize: $500.00

 

3rd Prize: $250.00

Winds/Brass

1st Prize: $1,000.00

 

2nd Prize: $500.00

 

3rd Prize: $250.00

Category C

Eligibility: 17 to 30 years old (voice / Jazz)

Voice / Jazz

1st Prize: $1,000.00

 

2nd Prize: $500.00

3rd Prize: $250.00

Repertoire

Category A

Piano

1. First movement of a Sonata by J. Haydn, W.A. Mozart, L. van Beethoven, F. Schubert, F. Mendelssohn, F. Chopin, R. Schumann, S. Rachmaninoff, A. Scriabin, S. Prokofiev, S. Barber, B. Bartok, or a composition of comparable difficulty.

2. One major composition or set of pieces from the Romantic or Post-Romantic period.

String

1. One fast movement of a Concerto or one virtuoso piece over 5 minutes

2. two caprices by N. Paganini, H. Wieniawski, or any 2 contrasting movements of Bach.

Winds/Brass

1. Fast movement from a major concerto

2. One contrasting piece such as a movement from a sonata or solo work

Category B (age up to 16)

Piano

1.One fast movement from a Sonata or Variations by J. Haydn, W.A. Mozart, L. van Beethoven, F. Schubert, C.M. Weber, or a composition of comparable difficulty.

2.One major composition, set of pieces or one movement

String

1. One fast movement of a Concerto

2. Etude, or caprice of the contestant’s choice, or two contrasting movements of a Sonata or Partitas by J.S. Bach.

Winds/Brass

1. Fast movement from a major concerto

2. One contrasting piece such as a movement from a sonata or solo work

Category C (age 17 to 30)

Voice

Three songs in different languages that include at least two of the different languages, and genre.

Jazz (for all age, instruments)

1. Free Choice from the contestant's choice

2. Compositions by Jazz Musicians & Composers: Ellington, Strayhorn, Fats Waller, Miles Davis, Bill Evans, Thelonious Monk, Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Sonny Rollins

Category B

 

Eligibility: Up to 16 years old

 

(No voice competition for category B)

Piano

1st Prize: $500.00

 

2nd Prize: $250.00

 

3rd Prize: $150.00

Strings

1st Prize: $500.00

 

2nd Prize: $250.00

 

3rd Prize: $150.00

Winds/Brass

1st Prize: $500.00

 

2nd Prize: $250.00

 

3rd Prize: $150.00

Conservatory Scholarship

 

Qualified students

Scholarship: $2000.00

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