Tuesday, March 13, 20122:00 pm Verizon Hall
Student Finalists selected from the 2012 Albert M. Greenfield Student Preliminary Auditions compete for the opportunity to perform as a soloist with The Philadelphia Orchestra during the 2012-13 season. These auditions will take place with the finalists performing on the stage of Verizon Hall in front of a live audience. The annual Philadelphia Orchestra Albert M. Greenfield Student Competition is open to all accomplished young instrumentalists, pianists, and vocalists, who reside in, or study regularly with a teacher who resides in the Greater Philadelphia area. Entrants are divided into four categories by age: Children’s Division, ages 12 and under; Junior Division, ages 13 to 16; Senior Division, ages 17 to 21; Vocal Division, ages 17 to 29. The young musicians compete against a standard of excellence, and are evaluated on the following merits: exceptional talent, virtuosity, artistic individuality, and projection as a performer.