Who is eligible: VAM woodwind & brass students
Application deadline: January 30, 2023
Competition dates: February 27, 2023
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 2023/24 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: January 30, 2023, 11:59pm
Competition: February 27, 2023*
Junior: ages 15 and under
Senior: ages 16+
Students will be evaluated by two distinguished musicians external to VAM.
-Applications must include a registration fee of $60 made payable to the Vancouver Academy of Music. The application fee includes audio and video recording services provided by VAM; no other audio or video recording is permitted.
-Two copies of the music must be submitted to the adjudicators (photocopies permitted).
-Applicants must prepare one work with accompaniment not to exceed 15 minutes in duration.
-All applicants are responsible for arranging a pianist.
-The competition phase will be closed to the public with the exception of the parents/guardians and teacher of the student performing.
-The adjudicators retain the right to withhold any prize if, in their opinion, it is not merited. All decisions made by the adjudicators 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.