2022 Geoffrey P. Hall Undergraduate Artist Competition

Geoffrey P. Hall Undergraduate Artist Competition (UAC) is open to all currently enrolled full-time undergraduate students at Miami University studying a musical instrument or voice with the Department of Music faculty. Approval of applied music faculty is required. The event will take place in Souers Recital Hall.

Date of Competition: Tuesday, February 22, 2022., at 2:30 p.m.

Winners’ Recital & Department of Music Convocation:  Thursday, April 14, 2022, at 11:40 a.m.

Prizes:  1st Prize $1,500; 2nd Prize $1,000; 3rd Prize $ 600; other finalists

(Up to 3) $250 each

Repertoire:  Each contestant shall prepare a program of a minimum of 30 minutes in length to include at least one major composition (a minimum of one movement) from the standard repertoire for the contestant’s instrument or voice. This program shall remain the same throughout all stages of the competition, including the Winners’ recital. Memorization is encouraged.

 The Competition: Each contestant will perform for 10 minutes. The judges’ jury will select the repertoire. All jury decisions will be made by secret ballot and will be considered final. Awards will be announced following the competition.

Adjudicators:  The jury panel will consist of international artists and Music Professors.

Contest Rules: The contestant is responsible for providing an accompanist. All winners will be required to perform at the UAC Winners’ recital, and winners may be asked to represent the Department of Music and Miami University in additional public performances. The first-prize winner will be ineligible to compete in future UAC competitions.

Application:  The UAC application is available on the Department of Music website under “Resources.” 

Deadline:  Completed applications must be submitted to the Department of Music Office no later than 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 17, 2022. No late applications will be accepted.

For further information, contact Professor Jaime Morales-Matos,