AADGT Gillock Competition
dedicated to the 100th Birthday Anniversary of
William Gillock (1917-1993) called "the Schubert of children’s composers" in tribute to his melodic gift, Gillock composed numerous solos for students of all levels and ensemble music for students and their teachers to play together.
“THE SCHUBERT OF CHILDREN’S COMPOSERS”
WINNERS WILL BE INVITED to engage in AADGT GILLOCK DVD to commemorate piano works of William Gillock with professional video recordings in NY in March and May, 2018. These recordings will be also publish on AADGT website and on AADGT video channel on YouTube.
The concert date for competition winners will be announced separately.
HOW TO APPLY
The application must contain the following:
A) Application Form
Ensembles’ members need to submit a registration form individually.
B) YouTube recordings
C) Application Fee
Application Deadline: January 10, 2018
Applicants will be notified via email of their result no later than February 10, 2018.
YouTube auditions are open to pianists all nationalities and are divided into the age categories between 5 and 26: Group A (Age 5 – 6), Group B (Age 7 – 8), Group C (Age 9 – 10), Group D (Age 11 – 12), Group E (Age 13-14), Group F (Age 14 – 15), Group G (Age 16 – 18), Group H (Age 18-26).
Recorded performances need be sent as a link to YouTube ( in rare cases can be mailed as a DVD).
Competition participants need to perform two pieces by William Gillock.
VIDEO RECORDS (Submission Quality Guidelines)
• YouTube recording should be fair representations of the Applicant’s abilities.
• The recordings are not required to be of professional quality.
• All applicants must perform from memory (except Ensemble) and no repeat
• The recording must be clearly labeled with your name.
• The recording must be free of background noise and distortion..
Application Fee: $130
Deadline: January 10, 2018
All fees are not refundable
Mailing checks, money orders 1) Payments by mail need to include: a) Checks (from a US based financial institution) or money orders (international money order) issued to AADGT. b) A cover letter with the Applicant’s Name, e-mail address and the date on-line application was submitted. Mailing Address AADGT 8 Brookwood Road New Rochelle, NY 10804