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Western Illinois Horn Festival 2019 - The Roger Collins Award

Roger Collins Award Application (High School Students)


This award is in memory of ROGER COLLINS - The founding Hornist of the Camerata Woodwind Quintet and Horn Professor at Western Illinois University from 1966-1997.

  • Applicants must be current High School students.
  • The application, recording, AND horn festival registration must be received by Monday, March 18 at 5 pm.
  • Applicants should submit two digital audio or video recordings to this form:

    1. A 5-7 minute solo of your choice (for example: first movement of a Mozart or Strauss Concerto or Beethoven Sonata)
    2. The first horn solo from Tchaikovsky's 5th Symphony, II. Antante cantibile. Available at Tchaikovsky — Symphony No 5, op. 64
  • Up to two awardees will participate in the Gail Williams masterclass and receive a $100 prize.

E-Mail JE-Gardner2@wiu.edu with any questions.