Denis Winter Low Brass Scholarship Competition

Announcing the 2014 Denis Winter Low Brass Scholarship Competition

The Denis Winter Scholarship Competition is a competition for High School Seniors who play a Low Brass instrument to win a $5000/yr scholarship to the University of Central Arkansas.  The competition date is March 22nd, 2014 at the Snow Fine Arts Building on the UCA Campus.

    Rules:  Must be a current high school senior in order to compete

               Repertoire must be approved by UCA Faculty (via form submission below) and is to consist of one full movement of a suite/concerto/sonata.  All-Region etudes are NOT acceptable material for this competition.

               Performance with an accompanist is REQUIRED (unless there is no piano accompaniment for your solo).  An accompanist will NOT be provided.  You may choose to bring your own accompanist or contact jcook@uca.edu or ccarichner@uca.edu to help set you up with a pianist (Rates Vary).

               The scholarship is for $5,000 per year (with the possibility of a higher amount when combined with other UCA Band Scholarships).  The award is renewable for each year of a traditional four-year music degree.  Additional scholarship may be available for exceptionally qualified students who do not place first in the competition.  All existing music department scholarship requirements and standards must be met in order to be awarded and renew the scholarship.

                We reserve the right to not name a winner of the scholarship if the applicant pool does not meet the highest standards.

     Competition Info: March 22nd, 2014 - 10:00am - SFA Recital Hall

                                 Check-In Time: 9:00am - SFA Lobby

     Registration Info: Registration is free.  Please fill out the form below.  Your performance time will be emailed to competitors one week before the competition date.  Registration deadline is March 15th, 2014.

     Registration form:

Low Brass Competition

  • If you need help finding an accompanist, please type "I need an accompanist" in the above field.