HIGH SCHOOL COMPETITION Applications Due
Time & Location
About the Event
The CIVIC MUSIC High School Competition is a well-regarded Milwaukee competition for accomplished young musicians. Musicians compete for the opportunity to perform on the Showcase Recital and to be one of four musicians to receive a total of $1,500 in Young Artist Scholarships, and one jazz musician tp receive the Lee Guse Memorial Jazz Scholarship.
ELIGIBILITY: Instrumental and vocal musicians in grades 10-12 who perform at the WSMA Class A level or above, and live in the five county greater Milwaukee area. Those who have received a Young Artist Scholarship in two consecutive years will be ineligible for a third scholarship. (They remain eligible to perform on the Showcase Recital if selected.)
APPLICATIONS DUE: December 15, 2021
AUDITION DAY: January 22, 2022
AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS: Young Artist Scholarships:
High School Showcase Recital Awards: A $250 award will be given to up to 10 classical competitors. A total of $1,500 will be awarded in performance awards and scholarships to the top classical musicians.
Young Artist Scholarships: One $500 and one $250 scholarship will be given to an instrumentalist and one $500 and one $250 scholarship will be given to a vocalist.
Lee Guse Memorial Jazz Scholarship: A total of $1,000 will be awarded in performance award and scholarship to the top jazz musician.
2022 COMPETITION JUDGES:
INSTRUMENTAL: Pasquale Laurino, James Ripley, Johanna Brahm
VOCAL: David Hoffman, Corinne Ness
INSTRUMENTAL AND VOCAL JAZZ: Robin R. Engl, Pete Lange