Who is eligible: VAM woodwind & brass students
Application deadline: February 16
Competition dates: March 8 (Competition) and March 14 (Winners' Recording)
The Vancouver Academy of Music Jerold Gerbrecht Woodwind and Brass Competition is designed to offer recognition and financial assistance to talented woodwind and brass students. $1,200 total in scholarships will be awarded for 2021/22 VAM tuition.
Flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, bassoon, french horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba
Eligible students are those enrolled in VAM private lessons for any of the instruments listed above.
Application Deadline: February 16, 2021, 11:59pm
Competition: March 8, 2021*
Winners’ Recording (for 1st, 2nd, 3rd places): March 14, 2021*
*Students will receive notice of their specific time slot following the application deadline and competition date.
Junior: ages 15 and under
Senior: ages 16+
Students will be evaluated by one distinguished musician external to VAM.
-Applications are subject to a fee of $20 made payable to the Vancouver Academy of Music.
-Applicants must prepare one work with accompaniment not to exceed15 minutes in duration.
-Applicants are responsible for arranging their own pianist.
-One copy of the music must be submitted to the adjudicator (photocopies permitted).
-The competition will be closed to the public with the exception of the parents/guardians and teacher of the student playing; no video or audio recording permitted. The public is welcome to attend the winners’ concert.
-The adjudicator retains the right to withhold any prize if, in their opinion, it is not merited. All decisions made by the adjudicator are final and without appeal.
-By submitting an application, students and their parent/guardian understand that any recording resulting from the competition may be used for VAM promotional purposes.
The Jerold Gerbrecht Woodwind & Brass Competition is open to VAM students only. Please log in to your account to apply.