The 2019 Competition
The competition is open for all instruments and voice.
Up to six finalists will be selected from the pool of applicants. Finalists will perform at the Petri Competition at Portland State University on June 23, Sunday, 2019. The competition will be open to the public and a panel of judges will select the award recipient. The decision of the judges is final. The winner be required to give a solo recital of 70-80 min in Oregon in 2019-2020. Details will be given after the competition.
Applicants must be a resident of Oregon or an Oregon high school graduate, and desire to pursue a musical career. Applicants who are currently attending school outside of Oregon may fulfill the residency requirement by submitting proof of graduation from High School in Oregon. Applicants must be 21 to 35 years of age at the time of the award.
To be considered for the Petri Scholarship, please submit the following on or before May 31, Friday, 2019:
Dr. Julia Hwakyu Lee
School of Music, College of the Arts
Portland State University
PO Box 751
Portland, OR 97207-0751
- A completed on-line application form.
- A cover letter. Briefly explain your plans for music study and how you will use the scholarship award. Describe your goals for your music career and what affect this award will have on your career and professional life.
- Biography of the applicant in MS Word format (not to exceed 150 words). Include past participation in competitions, festivals and other public events. Portrait photo in electronic format, to be used for the Competition brochure printing. Biography and photo should be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Repertoire list. Include all of the pieces you will perform at the competition with the timing for each piece notated. Repertoire should reflect the musical and technical demands of a formal recital, 30–45 minutes in length, and cover a variety of historical styles and genres. No changes in repertoire are allowed following submission of the application. Only for piano and voice, detailed repertoire requirements are listed below.
- YouTube (or other video sharing sites) link to the video recordings or a DVD of the performance (no need to mail a DVD if a YouTube link is provided in the Application Form).
- Proof of Oregon residence. Submit a photocopy of a current Oregon driver’s license and proof of an Oregon address for the past 12 months. Out of state students studying in Oregon should submit a photocopy of student ID, along with current college transcripts. Students who grew up in Oregon, but who are attending school elsewhere, should submit a copy of final transcripts or a diploma from an accredited Oregon high school or a GED issued by the State of Oregon.
- Applicants should submit a completed application form and all materials along with a $35 non-refundable fee. Make check payable to OMTA (Oregon Music Teachers Association).
- Decisions of competition judges are final.
- A winner may not enter again.
- Competition performances are open to the public. Competition rehearsals are closed to the public.
- The assigned rehearsal and performance times are final and cannot be changed.
- You must provide your own accompanist, if one is needed.
- Recorded accompaniments are not permitted. Works written using supplemental sounds, including those either electronically or acoustically produced or pre-recorded, are not permitted.
- Contestants must perform from memory. No repeats. Music for the ensembles does not have to be memorized.
- Programmed music may exceed maximum time limit.
- Performance will be stopped when the maximum time is reached. (This will not affect results)
- The performer chooses the first selection; judges determine the remaining order of performance.