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IHS General Competition Information

General Competition Information
All competitions require advance registration, via e-mail at gmanfredi@wtamu.edu no later than February 25th for both solo and orchestral events together, but may only choose one in each category. A $10 fee is required for each desired entry for which the student is eligible. The fee will be paid onsite during registration. Solo competition finalists will be provided an accompanist and a rehearsal opportunity Friday night; finalists may choose to provide their own accompanists if desired, but must indicate so on the registration form. All questions about competition repertoire, eligibility, scheduling, or registration should be directed to the host Guglielmo Manfredi, at 806-651-2832 or gmanfredi@wtamu.edu. In order to compete one must be registered online to the convention.



High School Division- 1st round
Beethoven, horn sonata 1st Mvt

High School Division- Final round
Richard Strauss, 1st Horn concerto 1st Mvt


Undergraduate Division- 1st round
Richard Strauss, 1st horn concerto 1st Mvt

Undergraduate Division- Final round
Mozart, 4th horn concerto 1st Mvt with cadenza


Graduate Division- 1st round
Mozart, 4th horn concerto 1st Mvt with cadenza

Graduate Division- Final round
Schumann, Adagio and Allegro

Mock Orchestral Audition

Mahler: Symphony No. 5 (corno obligato) Measures 7 after box 10 to box 11
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5 2nd mvt opening solo
Wagner: Short Call
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 3rd Mvt 4th Horn solo Measures 82-99
Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel 1st horn Opening 7 Measures before letter B to one after C
Franck: Symphony in D minor
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 3rd Mvt Trio 2nd horn

Required Registration information:
  First and Last Name
  High School or University attending
  Which Division, High school, Undergraduate, Graduate and/or Mock Orchestral?
  In case of Final Round, will you be needing our accompanist?