There is one Award of $1,500
Goal: to encourage hornists of exceptional musicality and ability to perform a considerable range of the instrument's repertory.
History: This award honors Mrs. Elizabeth Paris, Past President of the National Federation of Music Clubs. 2008 was the first year of the award.
- The entrant must be an American citizen, born in the US or Naturalized
- a student /collegiate member of the National Federation of Music Clubs
- submit a completed application Form # ST 15-1 (available on-line or from the chairman) along with a CD
- Applications must be postmarked by April 1.
- (Applicants may join the Federation with a $15 fee; instructions on Form.)
The CD must include the following repertory, with piano or original orchestration:
- Iain Hamilton: Sonata Notturno (1965) [pub. Schott] *
- Jos. Haydn: Adagio movement from Concerto No. 2 in D [any edition]
- Richard Strauss: Finale from Concerto No. 1 in E-flat, Op. 11 [any edition]
- An American’s work (applicant included, improvisation ok), of choice
* [Applicants may contact the Chairman for copies of the Hamilton.]
Send Application and CD to:
A. Robert Johnson, Chairman
105 W. 73rd St #4C
New York NY 10023
Ph: (212) 580-9933
Fax: (212) 580-3883