2020 Geoffrey P. Hall Undergraduate Artist Competition

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

Date of Competition: Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at 2:30 p.m.

Winners’ Recital & Department of Music Convocation:  Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at 11:40 a.m.

Prizes:  1st Prize $1500; 2nd Prize $1000; 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 decisions of the jury 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 Artist and Music Professors.

Contest Rules:  Contestant is responsible for providing an accompanist. All winners will be required to perform on the UAC Winners’ recital. 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:  Apply using the form found below.

Deadline:  Completed applications must be submitted no later than 4:00 PM on

Wednesday, February 26, 2020. No late applications will be accepted.

For further information, contact Professor Jaime Morales-Matos, moralej@miamioh.edu