Welcome to the Brass Young Artist Class!

We invited you to perform a selected piece(s) of your choice, as well as the required concerto movement for your respective instrument (listed below). This class requires participation in all three sections.

  • Entry Fee for Young Artist Class is $100
  • The Young Artist Participant must be between the ages of 16 and 29, inclusive, on December 31, 2022
  • Performance Requirements for this class are as follows: (see below for section details)
    • B1A – Personal Choice Solo
    • B1B – Sight Reading
    • B1C – Required Repertoire

The winner, with a grade of at least 97, will receive an award of $700 and must be available to play with the Spokane Symphony Orchestra at the Young Artist Concert on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, as well as one rehearsal with orchestra on Tuesday afternoon or evening.

  • 1st Prize – $700
  • 2nd Prize – $300

Note: A teacher may not accompany their own student in this class.

See additional Rules and Regulations on Festival home page.

* BR1A Brass Young Artist Personal Choice Section

Participants are allowed to play any piece, except another movement of the required concerto that they feel best displays their musical ability and artistry.

This piece may not be played in any other class.

Memorization is not required for Personal Choice Solo.

Time Limit: 15 minutes

* BR1B Brass Young Artist Sight Reading Section

Test music is selected by the adjudicator.

Time Limit: 5 minutes

Observation of this class not permitted.

* BR1C Brass Young Artist Required Repertoire Section

Young Artist Required Piece. (Must be memorized).

Time Limit: 15 minutes

Young Artist Required Repertoire:

  • Trumpet – Concerto in Eb Major, I: Allegro, J. Haydn, / order Musica Rara
  • Horn – Concerto #2, Eb Maj, K417 1st movement, Mozart
  • Trombone / Euphonium – Morceau Symphonique by Guilmant
  • Tuba – Vaughan Williams Concerto for Tuba, 1st movement