Competitions

NASA Solo Competition | NASA High School Solo Competition | NASA Saxophone Quartet Competition | NASA Jazz Competition | NASA Composition Competition

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NASA Solo Competition

1st Prize
$1,500 in cash and/or merchandise
2nd Prize
$1,000 in cash and/or merchandise
3rd Prize
$750 in cash and/or merchandise

The 1st Prize winner will be featured on a winner’s recital at the 2014 NASA Biennial Conference.

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NASA High School Solo Competition

1st Prize
$750 in cash and/or merchandise
2nd Prize
$500 in cash and/or merchandise
3rd Prize
$250 in cash and/or merchandise

The 1st Prize winner will be featured on a winner’s recital at the 2014 NASA Biennial Conference.

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NASA Saxophone Quartet Competition

1st Prize
$2,000 in cash and/or merchandise
2nd Prize
$1,600 in cash and/or merchandise
3rd Prize
$1,200 in cash and/or merchandise

The 1st Prize winner will be featured on a winner’s recital at the 2014 NASA Biennial Conference.

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NASA Jazz Competition

1st Prize
$1,500 in cash and/or merchandise
2nd Prize
$1,000 in cash and/or merchandise
3rd Prize
$750 in cash and/or merchandise

The 1st Prize winner will be featured on a winner’s recital at the 2014 NASA Biennial Conference.

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NASA Composition Competition

1st Prize
$1,000 in cash and/or merchandise

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Competition Schedule(s) download here

NASA Classical Saxophone Competition(s) Schedule – March 19-21, 2014:
Winners Concert – Friday, 4:30PM-5:30PM – Krannert Center for the Performing Arts (KCPA), Tryon Festival Theatre

  • Wednesday, March 19, 2014: Quartet Semi-Finals, 8:00AM-6:00PM – Smith Memorial Room
  • Wednesday, March 19, 2014: Rehearsals for Collegiate Solo Semi-Finalists & High School Solo Finalists – TBD
  • Thursday, March 20, 2014: Collegiate Solo Semi-Finals, 8:00AM-6:00PM – KCPA Tryon Festival Theatre
  • Thursday, March 20, 2014: High School Solo Finals, 1:00PM-6:00PM – Smith Memorial Room
  • Thursday, March 20, 2014: Rehearsals for Collegiate Solo Finalists, 6:00PM-10:30PM – TBD
  • Friday, March 21, 2014: Collegiate Solo Finals, 8:00AM-12:15PM – KCPA Foellinger Great Hall
  • Friday, March 21, 2014: Collegiate Quartet Finals, 9:00AM-1:15PM – Smith Memorial Room
  • Winners Concert – Friday, 4:30PM-5:30PM – KCPA Tryon Festival Theatre

NASA Jazz Competition(s) Schedule – March 20-22, 2014:
Winners Concert – Saturday, 4:30PM-5:30PM – Krannert Center for the Performing Arts (KCPA), Stage 5

  • Thursday, March 20, 2014: Rehearsal for Rhythm Section A Jazz Semi-Finalists, 2:00PM-5:00PM – Smith 25
  • Thursday, March 20, 2014: Rehearsal for Rhythm Section B Jazz Semi-Finalists, 6:00PM-9:00PM – Smith 25
  • Friday, March 21, 2014: Rhythm Section A Jazz Semi-Finals, 9:00AM-12:00PM – Harding Band Building, room 141
  • Friday, March 21, 2014: Rhythm Section B Jazz Semi-Finals, 1:00PM-4:00PM – Harding Band Building, room 141
  • Saturday, March 22, 2014: Rehearsals for College Jazz Finalists, 8:00AM-11:00AM – Harding Band Building, room 141
  • Saturday, March 22, 2014: Rehearsals for College Jazz Finalists, 12:00PM-3:15PM – Harding Band Building, room 141
  • Winners Concert – Saturday, 4:30PM-5:30PM – KCPA, Stage 5

*This schedule is subject to change. updated: 1.11.2014 @ 9:00PM

Questions:

Chair of the Competition Committee: Carrie Koffman (koffman@hartford.edu)
Jazz Competition Coordinator: Gene Smith (info@gsojazz.com )
Composition Competition Coordinator: Timothy McAllister (timothy.mcallister@northwestern.edu)

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