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2023 Awards Package (For Teachers Only)

Schubert Club Awards Adjudication Form

​Chairman:​   ​​​Donald Charlamb   ten.t1661224829ens@b1661224829malra1661224829hc.dl1661224829anod1661224829

AWARDS OFFERED

            Piano Competitions:  Baroque, Romantic, French Impressionist/20th and 21st Century, Contemporary Idiom Awards,

                                                 Schubert Club Achievement Award

PIANO COMPETITIONS

          Date:    Saturday, April 15, 2023    9am - 6pm

          Place:    Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 285 Lyons Plain Road, Weston, CT

CONCERT

          Date:    Saturday, April 22, 2023    7pm - 9pm

          Place:    Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 285 Lyons Plain Road, Weston, CT

FEE      $45.00 participation fee for each event

APPLICATIONS

            Deadline: No later than March 11, 2023, postmarked First Class

            Submit:

                        1) Teacher, Entrants List

                        2) Application for each entrant with pertinent information

                        3) One check, payable to Schubert Club of Fairfield County

                        4) Two adjudication forms for each student registered

Mail all forms and information to:

​Donald Charlamb
1156 Hope Street, Apt. 5
Stamford, CT 06907-1657

            Changes:   Absolutely no changes will be made after receipt of applications


​Eligibility

  • To be eligible to participate in the Awards Program, students must reside in Connecticut or study with teachers who are members in good standing in Schubert Club of Fairfield County. 
  • TO BE ELIBIGLE TO COMPETE FOR THE SCHUBERT CLUB ACHIEVEMENT AWARD, A STUDENT MUST HAVE PARTICIPATED IN SCHUBERT CLUB SPONSORED EVENTS (RECITALS, SCHUBERT CLUB AWARDS OR FESTIVAL) FOR THREE OF FOUR HIGH SCHOOL YEARS. 
  • Participating teachers must be members in good standing as of September 15 of the current calendar year (June to June) in order to participate in the Awards Program.
  • Students who won First Prize in a competition may not compete for the same award in the same age level.
  • Students must enter at appropriate age level.  Age is defined as of the day of the competition and must be included on participant’s application(s).

Music

  • Each entrant must provide a copy of the score(s) for the judges. Photocopies are not allowed; however, computer-generated copies from reliable sources such as PianoStreet.com and IMSLP (International Music Score Library Project) Petrucci Music Library or CDs from music publishers, (consent note included) may be used.  Transcriptions acceptable as standard repertoire may be used (I.e., Bach’s transcriptions of Baroque concerti, transcriptions by other composers e.g. Busoni, Liszt, Rachmaninoff), but other arrangements and transcriptions are not allowed.
  • Repeats are permitted only at Primary level only.
  • Students will give their music to the judges.
  • Students are requested to remain in the audition room for the entire program.

Results

  • Winners will be announced after each competition
  • All judges’ decisions are final
  • Honorable Mention may be awarded at the discretion of the judges
  • Adjudication sheets will be mailed to teachers
  • All First Prize winners of Baroque, Romantic, French and Contemporary Idiom competition Awards and the Schubert Club Achievement Award Recipient are expected to perform at the Awards Concert, which will be held on Saturday, April 22 2023 at 7:00 pm at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 285 Lyons Plain Road, Weston.  The concert is free and open to the public. Winners of all events, including Honorable Mention recipients, will be given  their prizes and certificates at the concert.  A reception follows.
  • We expect that teachers will stay within these limits in order that our events proceed smoothly and fairly.

Piano Competitions Offered

Each broad category has suggested composers.  See the teachers' Awards Packet for these composers.  If a teacher wants to submit a composer outside a list, please contact Donald Charlamb.

Baroque

3 levels, grouped by age

Romantic

3 levels, grouped by age

French: Impressionist, 20th and 21st Century

3 levels, grouped by age

Contemporary Idiom: 20th and 21st Century non-French

3 levels, grouped by age

​Schubert Club Achievement Award

​for High School Seniors only

Age

Time Limits

​Prizes

Primary level

11 years and under

6 minutes or less

1st: $50

2nd: $30


Junior level


12 to 14 years


8 minutes or less

1st: $70

2nd: $50


Senior level


15 years and older


11 minutes or less

1st: $90

2nd: $70


SC Achievement Award


High School Senior


30 Minutes or less

$600

NFMC JUNIOR
COMPOSERS CONTEST
The CT portion of this contest is sponsored by The Schubert Club.
All students living in CT through age 18 are eligible, they do not
have to be members of SC nor do their teachers.
There are monetary prizes for 1st and 2nd place winners in each
of the 4 age categories. Age is determined as of March 1
st
.
Class I Ages 9 and under, 1
st
prize $30, 2
nd
prize $25.
Class II Ages 10 to 12, 1
st
prize $40, 2
nd
prize $35.
Class III Ages 13 to 15, 1
st
prize $50, 2
nd
prize $45.
Class IV Ages 16 to 18, 1
st
prize $60, 2
nd
prize $55.
First and second prize winners go on to the Northeastern District
judging and those winners go on to National Federation of Music
Clubs judging.
First place winners will be expected to perform their piece or have
their piece performed at the Awards concert on Saturday, April 8,
2017, 6:30 to 9 p.m., at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 285
Lyons Plain Road, Weston, CT.
Compositions are due to the CT State Chairperson, Justine
Macurdy, by January 31 each year.
For more information, contact Justine Macurdy (203) 322-8848,
73 Tall Oaks Court, Stamford, CT 06903-1515, for rules and
application.
Or go online at www.NFMC-music.org and type into the search
box “Junior Composers Contest Rules” for # JR 7-1 or “Junior
Composers Contest Application” for # JR 7-2.