22nd Annual U of M High School Honor Band The 22nd Annual University of Minnesota High School Honor Band Weekend will be held on campus Friday, January 22 through Sunday, January 24, 2016. This will be an outstanding opportunity for approximately ninety of the upper Midwest’s finest young wind and percussion instrumentalists to rehearse and perform challenging wind music in Ted Mann Concert Hall. Directors' Letter | Application
2016 University of Minnesota Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition The competition will be held on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 from 11 am to 4 pm. The winner(s) will perform with the University Symphony Orchestra (USO) on Friday, April 22, 2016. The competition is open to all full-time graduate and undergraduate music majors who have the approval of their applied teacher. Full-time status must be maintained for both fall 2015 and spring 2016 semesters. USO Concerto Competition winners from 2014-15 may not compete. Applications will be accepted starting at 8 am on Wednesday, December 2. Apply online. Concerto Competition information.
Marvin O. Mechelke II Piano Award The Mechelke Scholarship Competition is open to graduate piano students in even-numbered years (2016) and undergraduate piano majors in odd-numbered years (2015). The next competition will take place in the Mechelke home on Friday, April 24, 2015.