2020 Artists of Promise - Music Competition

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Overview

Each year, the Maricopa Community Colleges sponsor a districtwide competition to encourage and recognize student achievement in the following categories:

  • Composition
  • Instrumental
  • Vocal
    • Treble (Soprano, Mezzo, Alto or Countertenor)
    • TBB (Tenor, Baritone, and Bass)

Winning students will be selected to perform at the Artists of Promise on April 23, 2020, at the Herberger Theater in Phoenix, AZ. 

Competition Details

Submission and Judging Process

Composition

Entry Process Opens: October 1, 2019
Student Entry Deadline: December 6, 2019 

  • Student Competition Form (online) 
  • Online adjudication will begin shortly after the student submission deadline.

Instrumental

Entry Process Opens: January 11, 2020
Student Entry Deadline: March 6, 2020

  • Student Competition Form (online) 
  • Applicants will be notified via their respective college coordinators with assigned appointments for in-person adjudication.
  • Performance competition will take place in person at Chandler-Gilbert Community College on Saturday, March 20, 2020.
  • Failure to appear at the appointed time will result in withdrawal from the competition.

Vocal

Entry Process Opens: January 11, 2020
Student Entry Deadline: March 6, 2020

  • Student Competition Form (online) 
  • Applicants will be notified via their respective college coordinators by with assigned appointments for in-person adjudication.
  • Performance competition will take place in person at Paradise Valley Community College on Saturday, March 20, 2020.
  • Failure to appear at the appointed time will result in withdrawal from the competition.

Awards

  • First place work in each category will be performed at the Artists of Promise performance scheduled for April 23, 2020. In addition, they will be expected to participate in the mandatory dress rehearsal on April 22, 2020. Both occur at the Herberger Theater in Phoenix, AZ.
  • All first-place winners MUST attend both the dress rehearsal and performance.
  • All awards will be issued via U.S. Mail shortly after the Artists of Promise. (Ensembles will share award)
    • $300 for first place;
    • $200 for second place; 
    • $100 for third place

College Contacts

Composition

Instrumental

Vocal

Cost

Free

Open To
Public
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