Applications should be mailed to:

Francie’s Youth Piano Competition
c/o Francilia Schofield
P.O. Box 2481, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635

The deadline for registration is 6 p.m. October 10th, 2014.  Please enclose $10.00 application fee and a photo copy of music for ALL LEVELS.

I look forward to your participation in this exciting event.  If you have any questions, please contact me at (520) 458-5747(520) 458-5747 or send an email at franciespianolessons@Hotmail.com.

Sincerely,

Francilia Schofield
Director, Francie’s Youth Piano Competition.


 (Ages 12 and under.) Level 1, 2, 3, & 4

1st place      $75.00 and Trophy
2nd place      $50.00
3rd place       $25.00

(Ages 18 and under.)  Level 5, 6, 7, & 8

1st place      $75.00 and Trophy
2nd place      $50.00
3rd place       $25.00

Music from both conventional and non-conventional repertoire for solo piano is permitted.  Arrangements of pieces that appear in Alfred’s Books, John Thomas Books, and Piano Adventures are permitted, as long as they meet the difficulty  requirement for each level.

AGES 12 AND UNDER

LEVEL 1
Music does not have to be memorized
Time limit of 60 seconds
Minimum of 16 measures
Repeats are optional as long as the time limit is not surpassed

LEVEL 2
Music does not have to be memorized
Time limit of 90 seconds
Minimum of 16 measures
Repeats MUST be played

LEVEL 3 AND 4
Music MUST be memorized (Automatic disqualification if otherwise)
Time limit of 3 minutes
Minimum of 16 measures
Repeats MUST be played


AGES 18 AND UNDER

LEVEL 5 AND 6
Music MUST be memorized (Automatic disqualification if otherwise)
Time limit 5 minutes
Minimum of 16 measures
Repeats are optional in order to make time constraints
Please include a photocopy of music with application
Please refer to the following recommended repertoire list for level 6:

LEVEL 7 AND 8
Music MUST be memorized (Automatic disqualification if otherwise)
Time limit 5 minutes
Minimum of 16 measures
Repeats are optional in order to make time constraints
Please include a photocopy of music with application
Level 7 & 8 Repertoire

Applications must be received by no later than 6:00p.m. on October 10th, 2014.

Applicants will be no older than 12 years of age as of October 25th, 2014 for levels 1 through 4.

Applicant may enter only one level per year.

All Applicants must arrive at least 15 minutes prior to their scheduled time. 

Applicants will be notified of their scheduled times by October 18th, 2014.

If an applicant wishes to withdraw from the competition, he or she must notify Francilia Schofield immediately.

Performance order will be determined by a random drawing.

To avoid disqualification, an original and one photocopy of the music must be provided by the applicant.

Appropriate performance attire is required for all contestants.  Jeans and shorts will not be permitted.

First place winners and runner ups may not compete in the same division during the 2014 competition.

First place winners MUST perform at the piano recital (Date to be announced ) in the following year.

88th Annual
Francie's Youth Piano Competition
Saturday October 25th, 2014
Kino Hall, St. Andrews the Apostle Church
800 Taylor Drive, Sierra Vista, AZ, 85635
MAP
Open to pianists aged 12 and under

Level 1
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4

Ages 18 and under
Level 5
Level 6
Level 7
Level 8

$10 application fee

Prize money offered!

2009 FYPC Participants
Francie’s Youth Piano Competition is a nonprofit organization dedicated to encouraging the continued growth and development of young pianists living in the Sierra Vista area.  

This competition was established by Francilia Schofield in 2006 to inspire and award our local piano students for their hard work and to encourage them at their tender age to persevere with their music studies.

The annual event is presented in conjunction with the Cochise Music Teachers Association. Competitors are judged based on their stage presence and individual performances, which included key aspects such as rhythm, speed, memory, articulation and expression.
Mission
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Repertoire Requirements
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