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Norma Hooks Young Artist International Competition

Norma Hooks Young Artist International Competition

The Norma Hooks Young Artist International Competition alternates each year between oboe and bassoon and is for players who have not reached their 22nd birthday by the date of the final round of the competition.

2024 Norma Hooks Young Artist International Competition for Oboe Repertoire:

Repertoire for the Preliminary Round:

G.F. Telemann
Fantasie for Flute #7 in D Major (Barenreiter Edition)
Alla francese – Presto
No repeat in the 3/8 section.  All other repeats are to be taken.

Gary Powell Nash
Nine New York City Miniatures for oboe solo (available for digital download on the composer’s website)

  1. Spreading the News
  2. Nocturnal Vision
  3. Mass Transit
  4. Downtown Music
  5. Hustle and Bustle
  6. Vagabond Shoes
  7. A Million Numbered Streets
  8. Success
  9. Uptown Music

Repertoire for the Final Round:

Gary Powell Nash
Nine New York City Miniatures for oboe solo (available for digital download on the composer’s website)

Anna Bon
Flute Sonata in g minor, Op. 1, No. 5 (Furore Edition)

  • Allegro
  • Andante Staccato
  • Allegro

Pierre Sancan
Sonatine (Durand Edition)

  • Modere
  • Andante
  • Presto

2024 Norma Hooks Young Artist Oboe Contact:

Celeste Johnson, Chair
E-mail: johnson@idrs.org

To be considered, all application materials must be submitted on or before March 15, 2024.

All applicants and contestants shall perform from an edition of the published printed music. Performing from illegally printed copies of any form will immediately disqualify that contestant. Legal copyright for any composition shall be determined and enforced based on the copyright laws of the United States of America, regardless of place of purchase. The use of e-tablets will be allowed only when the contestant can show (by having the original music or a receipt of purchase thereof) that they have previously obtained the published printed music prior to scanning it into the tablet.