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2018 VEA Winners Announced!

Posted by on Jan 15, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Congratulations to the 2018 VEA prize winners! 1st Prize 2018 1st Prize Classical Clarinet: Ryan Toher 2018 1st Prize Classical Saxophone: Julian Velasco 2018 1st Prize Jazz: David Milazzo 2nd Prize 2nd Prize Classical Clarinet: Moon Sun Yoo 2nd Prize Classical Saxophone: Eric Zheng 2nd Prize Jazz: Eric Nakanishi 3rd Prize 3rd Prize Classical Clarinet: Sierra Allen 3rd Prize Classical Saxophone: Chaitanya Natarajan 3rd Prize Jazz: Bobby...

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Interview with the 2017 VEA Winners!

Posted by on Aug 22, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Here is an in depth interview with all of the 2017 Vandoren Emerging Artist Competition winners:...

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2018 Repertoire announced

Posted by on Apr 5, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Accompaniment is always required when applicable. Each category requires 3 separate pieces. 2018 Classical Clarinet: Hommage à Manuel de Falla (A Clarinet) by Béla Kovács Solo de Concours by Henri Rabaud A contrasting work of applicant’s choice – not to exceed 15 minutes Please make separate tracks for each piece or song.  DO NOT put your name in the filename, label each file with the correct composition title. Please submit the repertoire in the order listed here. All materials must be uploaded by December 8th, 2017.  Recordings of poor audio quality will not be judged.  Winners will be announced on or about January 15th, 2018. 2018 Classical Saxophone: Concerto for Alto Saxophone, 1st movement [Andante et Allegro] by Henri Tomasi Mai for solo Alto Saxophone by Ryo Noda A contrasting work of applicant’s choice – not to exceed 15 minutes Please make separate tracks for each piece or song.  DO NOT put your name in the filename, label each file with the correct composition title. Please submit the repertoire in the order listed here. All materials must be uploaded by December 8th, 2017.  Recordings of poor audio quality will not be judged.  Winners will be announced on or about January 15th, 2018. 2018 Jazz: Repertoire to include one ballad, one medium tempo, and one up tempo song. Please choose one from each category: Ballad: A Flower Is a Lovesome Thing, Lil’ Darlin, Naima, You Don’t Know What Love Is, Over the Rainbow Medium tempo: Serenity, I’ll Be Seeing You, Triste, What Is This Thing Called Love?, Yardbird Suite Up Tempo: Eternal Triangle, Upper Manhattan Medical Group, Del Sasser, You Stepped Out of Dream, Woody ‘N You Please make separate tracks for each piece or song.  DO NOT put your name in the filename, label each file with the correct composition title. Please submit the repertoire in the order listed here. All materials must be uploaded by December 8th, 2017.  Recordings of poor audio quality will not be judged.  Winners will be announced on or about January 15th,...

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2017 VEA Winners Announced!

Posted by on Jan 4, 2017 in News | 0 comments

1st Prize 2017 1st Prize Jazz: Tim Struven 2017 1st Prize Classical Saxophone: Colin Crake 2017 1st Prize Classical Clarinet: Eric Abramovitz 2nd Prize 2nd Prize Classical Clarinet: Shen Liu 2nd Prize Classical Saxophone: Kate von Bernthal 2nd Prize Jazz: Devin Daniels 3rd Prize 3rd Prize Classical Clarinet: Tianyi Shen 3rd Prize Classical Saxophone: Kendra Wheeler 3rd Prize Jazz: Eric...

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2016 VEA Prize Winners!

Posted by on Jan 15, 2016 in News | 0 comments

1st Prize 1st Prize Classical Clarinet: Yoonah Kim 1st Prize Classical Saxophone: Aiwen Zhang 1st Prize Jazz: Shai Golan 2nd Prize 2nd Prize Classical Clarinet: Hanlin Chen 2nd Prize Classical Saxophone: Jiaqi Zhao 2nd Prize Jazz: Michael Troy 3rd Prize 3rd Prize Classical Clarinet: Ryan Toher 3rd Prize Classical Saxophone: Gabriel Pique 3rd Prize Jazz: David...

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