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North Central Celebration of Excellence

2019 North Central Celebration of Excellence

Celebration of Excellence recitals are held across the country and are a celebration of the outstanding achievements of RCM students. 

CONGRATULATIONS to the following students who are invited to apply to perform at the North Central Celebration of Excellence Recital!

  • Took their 2017-18 examination at centers in the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin, AND are:
    • National Gold Medalists and/or
    • Achieved an examination result of 90 or over (First Class Honors with Distinction)

Congratulations again on achieving these outstanding results! Email invitations were already sent to those students who have met the criteria along with their teachers.


RECITAL LOCATION & DATE

Sunday, February 24, 2019
Chicago Symphony Center
Buntrock Hall
220 S Michigan Ave,
Chicago, IL
60604

  • Perform At the Recital - Deadline was January 13, 2019

    Celebration of Excellence Recital Submission

    The following students are invited to perform at this recital:

    • Took their 2017-18 examination at centers in the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin, AND are:
      • National Gold Medalists and/or
      • Achieved an examination result of 90 or over (First Class Honors with Distinction)

    If you meet these criteria and are interested in performing, please consult with your teacher and also review the recital repertoire selection criteria below prior to submitting your application. Due to recital time constraints, not all students may be selected to perform. The deadline to apply is Sunday, January 13, 2019. 

    Application to Perform

    Recital Repertoire Selection Criteria

    You may select ONE piece (or ONE movement of a longer work) from the current RCM Syllabus to perform as outlined below. Please ask your teacher for guidance with your repertoire selection.

    • The selection need not be one of the pieces you performed for your 2017–2018 performance examination, but it must be chosen from a level within the next two levels for which you received the award.
    • The selection must be listed in the current RCM Syllabus for your instrument: Student's Choice or Teacher's Choice pieces are not acceptable for this performance.
    • All selections must be played by memory.
    • Time limits must be strictly respected as follows:

    • Performances at Preparatory Level - Level 4 may not exceed a maximum of three minutes
    • Performances at Levels 5 - 8 may not exceed a maximum of five minutes
    • Performances at Levels 9 - 10 may not exceed a maximum of seven minutes.

    Application to Perform

    The deadline to submit your recital application was Sunday, January 13, 2019

  • Order Recital Tickets - $30.00 USD
    Due to the popularity of this event and limited seating, not all ticket requests may be accommodated. Only students who have been approved to perform and their teachers will be able to purchase tickets.  Information on how to purchase tickets will be provided to those with the confirmation of their recital acceptance.