Solo Competition Audition Times – UPDATED

Thank you all for registering for our 2012 Solo Competition!

Audition Times – Friday 4/27

Audition Times – Saturday 4/28

X9:40aCorey LynchEighthPiano
X9:50aScott RomeynSeventhPiano
4:00pNatalie CharetteNinthPiano10:00aEthan RodeEleventhPiano
4:10pRachel D’AndreaTenthFlute10:10aAndrew FermoPiano
4:20pHannah HuddlestonFifthPiano10:20aJessica LiuTenthFlute
4:30pGunnar MollTwelfthViolin10:30aShira BedfordEighthCello
4:40pJuliana SharpNinthViolin10:40aEdward BiaforeFifthClarinet
4:50pCarlton BurnsNinthCello10:50a
5:00pYejing YangNinthPiano11:00aAnastasia MillerFifthFlute
5:10pEric WuSeventhPiano11:10aDean ZeichnerEighthTrombone
5:20pMikkie ChuTenthViolin11:20aHaley BothwellSixthFlute
5:30pJoseph ChuFifthPiano11:30a
X11:40aMorgan WhalenSeventhPiano
X11:50aKevin LiFifthPiano
X12:00pAshley TangPiano
X12:10pNathan HellmuthEighthTrumpet
X12:20pMagland PettieFifthTrombone

This audition will take place at JC Music (529 West Main Street, Meriden CT 06451). For directions please visit us at The preliminary judges are CMEA certified adjudicators Jennifer Crooks from Oxford High School, and Dan Luongo from Two Rivers Magnet School in East Hartford.

The top five scores in each of the competitions will be advancing to the final auditions which will be held at the Augusta Curtis Cultural Center located at 175 East Main Street in Meriden, on Saturday May 12th 2012 starting at 10 am. Those advancing to the finals will all be video recorded and the performances will be released on YouTube after the competition. Each competition will have a $250 cash grand prize winner along with a scheduled performance. The runner-up in each competition will receive a $100 JC Music electronic gift card.

(Note: The grade 9-12 finals were scheduled for May 19th but had to be moved to the 12th, the same date as the middle school finals.) Final audition times will be announced after the preliminary auditions. Students performing in the finals should plan to arrive at 9:30am on the 12th and the awards ceremony will be held at approximately 11:45am.

(Note: Students are NOT required to memorize their music. We do recommend that you bring an accompanist [excluding pianists / percussionists]. We will not supply an accompanists and please note it is not required to use an accompanist for the preliminary or final performances).

Thank You from the staff at JC Music! If you have any questions regarding your audition, please email JC directly: JC[at]

Note: Please bring an original copy of your performance music along with two photocopies for our CMEA certified adjudicators.

If you advance to the finals, please bring an original copy of your music for yourself along with five photocopies for our judging panel.

You may play the same piece at both auditions or you may choose a different piece for the finals. All musical selections should be in a classical style.