The Norma Hooks Young Artist 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.
The 2020 Norma Hooks Young Artist competition is for oboe and will take place June 23-27, 2020, at the University of Iowa School of Music, Iowa, City, USA. Entries for the 2020 competition will be accepted online from January 1 to March 15, 2020. Full competition information is available for download on the link below.
If an applicant for the Gillet-Fox or Norma Hooks Young Artist Competition lives in a country where COVID-19 is a serious threat and health officials are urging them to stay indoors, with written consent from the Gillet-Fox or Norma Hooks Young Artist Competition chairs, recordings can be submitted without piano accompaniment.