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2018 Repertoire announced

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

2018 Repertoire announced

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

2017 VEA Winners Announced!

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

2016 VEA Prize Winners!

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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2015 VEA Prize Winners!

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015 in News | 0 comments

2015 VEA Prize Winners!

1st Prize 1st Prize Classical Clarinet: Christopher Pell 1st Prize Classical Saxophone: Tyler Wiessner 1st Prize Jazz: Gunnar Gidner 2nd Prize 2nd Prize Classical Clarinet: Anton Rist 2nd Prize Classical Saxophone: Erik Elmgren 2nd Prize Jazz: Alekos Syropoulos 3rd Prize 3rd Prize Jazz: Samuel Priven 3rd Prize Classical Saxophone: Russell Kerns 3rd Prize Classical Clarinet: Andrew...

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2014 VEA Winners

Posted by on Apr 14, 2014 in News | 0 comments

2014 VEA Winners

Vandoren Announces 2014 Emerging Artist Competition Winners Vandoren has announced the winners of the fourth annual Emerging Artist Competition.  The Vandoren Emerging Artist Competition (or VEA) is for clarinetists and saxophonists between the ages of 18 and 23 performing at the very highest technical and musical level.  Applicants applied in three categories: classical clarinet, classical saxophone, and jazz – either instrument.  Entries are judged by top artists in each field. Classical Clarinet: 1st: Taylor Marino – New York, NY, 2nd: Jaewon Kim – Cleveland, OH, 3rd: Roy Park – Austin, TX, Judges: Michael Wayne, Gregory Raden, Daniel Gilbert Classical Saxophone: 1st: Sean Xue – Bloomington, IN, 2nd: Myles Boothroyd – Traverse City, MI, 3rd: Evan Clark – Cayce, SC, Judges: Chien-Kwan Lin, Griffin Campbell, Kenneth Tse Jazz: 1st: Greg Jung – Albany, NY, 2nd: Drew Zaremba – Denton, TX, 3rd: Michael Troy – Clarence, NY, Judges: David Bixler, Mark Gross, Harry Skoler This was the first year electronic submissions and judging occurred in partnership with DecisionDesk™.  “Given Vandoren’s commitment to the environment, this seemed like an obvious transition,” commented Vandoren Brand Manager Andy Blanco.  “All submissions were processed online, eliminating the need for mailing, CD burning, and all that extra paper – waste we’re happy to avoid.” The first place winners in each category will perform in Chicago on the Emerging Artist Concert at Roosevelt University’s Ganz Hall on March 16, 2014 at 2:00 pm.  They will also travel to Paris, which will include a visit to Vandoren headquarters at 56 Rue Lepic to meet with some of the most influential woodwind designers and consultants in the world. Click here to see all past VEA...

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