Who can apply?
Young violinists age 8-18 who are Florida residents may apply. Those who submit a completed application, recommendation letter, and video audition MP4 file by the deadline will be considered to participate.
Students will audition and perform from memory the solo and tutti parts for Violin 1 or Violin 2 of Johann Sebastian Bach Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, movement 3.
(Copy of music with required bowings and suggested fingerings upon request.)
University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee (8530 N. Tamiami Tr., Sarasota, FL 34243)Important Dates
– Sept. 5: Application & Video Deadline (or postmarked by Aug. 31)
– Early October: Invitation to participate
– Nov. 12: Afternoon Workshop
– Rehearsal & Performance date TBA (between Dec. 28 and Jan. 1)
Administrative Fee for Participants
Upon performing a successful audition and being invited to participate:
– $50 per student for Manatee County and Sarasota County residents
– $100 per student for Out-of-county Florida residents
– Scholarship support is available on a need basis