BSB Scholarship Competition 2018

The Buffalo Silver Band is pleased to announce the First-Annual BSB Scholarship Competition!

This competition is open to current High School Juniors and Seniors who play Trumpet, Cornet, French Horn, Trombone, Bass Trombone, Baritone, Euphonium, and Tuba.

The winner will receive a $750 cash prize and the opportunity to perform with us as a featured soloist on our March 10, 2018 concert at the University of Buffalo’s Slee Hall.

Please apply online by December 15, 2017. Click Here to Apply!

Scholarship auditions will be held on January 13, 2018 at Orchard Park High School. Students will perform their competition piece for a panel of judges from the Buffalo Silver Band. Students may compete using any of the following Level 6 Solos:

Trumpet:
Clarke, H.L. – Bride of the Waves
Clarke, H.L. – From the Shores of the Mighty Pacific
Bellstedt, H. – Napoli
Sparke, P. – Concertino

French Horn
Mozart, W.A. – Concerto no. 2, mvt. 1
Mozart, W.A. – Concerto no. 4, mvt. 1
Strauss, F. – Concerto, mvt. 1 or mvt. 3

Trombone
Guilmant – Morceau Symphonique, op.88
Pryor, A. – Annie Laurie
Telemann, G. – Concerto in Bb (All)

Bass Trombone
Rimsky-Korsakov, N. – Concerto (All)

Euphonium
Clarke, H.L. – Bride of the Waves
Clarke, H.L. – From the Shores of the Mighty Pacific
Bellstedt, H. – Napoli
Sparke, P. – Pantomime
Sparke, P. – Fantasy

Tuba
Goedicke, A. – Concert Etude
Gregson, E. – Tuba Concerto (Any 2 Movements w/cadenza)
Vaughn Williams, R. – Concerto for Bass Tuba (Any Movement)