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 is required to give a solo recital of 70-80 min in Oregon in 2019-2020. Details will be given at 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 17, Friday, 2019:
Dr. Julia Hwakyu Lee
School of Music, College of the Arts
Portland State University
PO Box 751
Portland, OR 97207-0751
- 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.
- A completed application form.
- Professional vita or resume.
- 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.
- A CD or DVD recording, minimum 30 minutes in length. Include selections from your repertoire list above. Online submission (via YouTube link, for example) is preferred.
- Two letters of reference. The letters should be from a school of music, a recognized music teacher, or a music professional who is well acquainted with you and can speak to your qualifications and potential for a career in performance.
- 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 Assiciation).
- 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.
- Performance from memorization is required for all finalists.
- 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.