PMF 2013 Orchestra Academy Audition
The twenty-fourth Pacific Music Festival (PMF) will be presented in Sapporo, Japan from Saturday, July 6 to Wednesday, July 31, 2013.
Applications are now being accepted for the PMF Orchestra Academy.
PMF 2013 ORCHESTRA ACADEMY
The Pacific Music Festival Orchestra (PMFO) will perform under the baton of Ji?i Kout, Principal Conductor Superior of the festival, and Jun Markl. Additional faculty will include principal/soloist/players of internationally renowned orchestras of Europe and the United States (please refer to the list of participating artists).
The PMF Orchestra's activities will include sectionals/orchestral rehearsals and performances, chamber music coaching and concerts, as well as individual master classes. There is an opportunity to perform with faculty members in the orchestral concerts during the festival. Although the festival officially opens on July 6, 2013, all participating musicians will be expected to arrive in Sapporo on June 30 for rehearsals and leave Japan on August 1 after the festival. A PMF Orchestra tour is being planned from July 29 to July 31.
There is no application fee for the audition. The festival will cover all the tuition, travel to/from Sapporo and within Japan, shared-room accommodations during the program period, and also meals during the program period excluding the tour.
Orchestral instrumentalists between the ages of 18 and 29 as of July 1, 2013, are eligible to participate.
Please refer to the schedule for audition sites, dates, and application deadlines, and complete online application from this website. You will be notified of your audition date, time and location by e-mail after the deadline date. Audition time slots are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis upon receipt of the application; thus please be aware that some cities may be closed before the deadline due to a limited number of the slots.
Applicants who are not able to audition live may submit a CD audio recording.
A list of successful applicants will be announced on PMF website in
early March 2013.
All successful applicants receive notification of the audition results by email.
A TENTATIVE AND PARTIAL LIST OF THE PMF ORCHESTRA REPERTOIRE
Horn Concerto No. tba
Pieces from Slavonic Dances Ops. 46 and 72
Violin Concerto in a minor Op. 53 B. 108
Symphony No. 8 in G major Op. 88 B. 163
Symphony No. 5 in c sharp minor
Violin Concerto No. 1 in g minor Op. 26
Symphonie fantastique Op. 14
For further information
PMF Organizing Committee.
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