May 5, Sunday, Noon to 5pm: Annual CCS Scholarship Competition

Cellists from all over Ohio will compete for scholarships in four age categories: elementary, junior, senior, and collegiate.  A small number of seats will be offered at $25 to those wishing to observe the auditions.   Call the CCS to reserve a seat, 216-921-3480.

General requirements:
1. The contestant must perform the compositions listed on his or her application from memory.
2. The applicant is required to bring his or her own pianist, if needed.
3. The applicant must provide the judges with an original copy of the pieces to be performed.

Collegiate Division:  through age 23; as of September 1, 2019. 
TWO prizes in this division - Gold Medal Prize: $1,500.   Silver Medal Prize: $500.  
Requirements: a) one movement from a standard concerto AND b) one movement from a Bach Solo Suite

Senior Division:  grades 9 through 12. Prize: $750.
Requirements: a) one movement from a Bach Solo Suite AND b) a solo piece of your choice

Junior Division:  grades 6 through 8.   George Knobeloch Edwards Prize $500.
Requirements: a) one movement from a Bach Solo Suite AND b) a solo piece of your choice.

Elementary Division: through grade 5.    Mary Margaret Kramer Prize: $300.
Requirements: two contrasting solo pieces of your choice.

Agnew Prize for Bach: A $300 award will be given for the best performance of Bach by a Collegiate Division competitor.  The winner of the Agnew Prize may or may not be the same individual as the winner of the Collegiate Division Gold or Silver Medal Prize.

Date/Time: 
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
The Music Settlement - 11125 Magnolia Drive, in University Circle