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Cello Competition

 Rules & Regulations

Presented by Glasser NY & Larsen Strings in conjunction with Luther Strings

Eligibility  

  • Competition is open to amateur and students cellists of all ages.  Cellists who are making a living by performing or teaching and who are not currently attending school or college are ineligible to participate. 

  • All competitors must be able to attend and perform live at the Summit on February 25th in Denver

  • Competition will consist of two (2) rounds.  The first round will be by video submission sent to coloradocellosummit@gmail.com.  Three finalists will advance to the second round and will perform live at the Summit on February 25th at the King Center, Metro State University in Denver.   

  • First round submissions must be received by midnight (MST) on February 18th, 2023

  • All finalists must register and attend the day-long Cello Summit on February 25

 

Prizes

There will be three prize categories.  They include:

  • Best Overall Performance - Complete set of "Il Cannone" Larsen Strings

  • Best Bach Suite Movement Performance - Free Bow Rehair by Evan Orman at Denver Violins

  • Audience Choice Award - Gift card to Luther Strings violin shop

Repertoire ​​

  • Adnan Saygun's "Partita" 

  • Movement of competitor's choice of J.S. Bach Cello Suites 1-6.  Please choose a movement that doesn't exceed 5 minutes in length.    

 

Benefits 

  • All applicants will be eligible for half-price tuition to the Colorado Cello Summit.

  • All finalists get free entrance to Colorado Cello Summit and free Colorado Cello Summit T-Shirts.

  • All finalists will also perform in the masterclass for Alice Yoo. (See Masterclass for bio)

  • An opportunity to perform for your super supportive peers in a beautiful hall.

Register Below.  Adnan Saygun's "Partita" will be sent to applicants upon receipt of completed application form.  

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