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Artist Call- SymphoNet Young Artist Competition

The New West Symphony, led by new music director Marcelo Lehninger, and iCadenza, a cutting edge arts-based company dedicated to helping young and seasoned musicians realize their professional dreams, have jointly launched the SymphoNet Competition, a YouTube competition for classical singers.

If you are an 18 – 35 year old career-bound soloist (soprano, alto, tenor, baritone), YOU have a unique opportunity to perform Beethoven’s 9th Symphony live with the New West Symphony, receive a $2,500 performance contract and get 3 months of personalized career consulting with iCadenza.

Repertoire requirements:

2 contrasting pieces (opera aria or art song, one of which must be in German)
All pieces must be accompanied by a live pianist.
Time limit for both pieces (one video entry) – 10 minutes
Finalists will be required to perform an excerpt from Beethoven 9 at the final live auditions.
Visit www.symphonet.org for info on how to submit a video, competition timeline, rules, and fine print.


Deadline: 12-01-2012

New West Symphony and iCadenza
Thousand Oaks, CA

Contact: Maria Elena Altany
email: maria@icadenza.com
Phone: 310.737.2147
Website: http://newwestsymphony.org/SymphoNet%20Competition.html

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