2016 Jurow International Harpsichord Competition to take place at Oberlin

March 23-26, 2016 at Oberlin College, Ohio, USA

2016 Jurow International Harpsichord Competition to take place at Oberlin

The Historical Keyboard Society of North America is pleased to announce the eighth Mae and Irving Jurow International Harpsichord Competition, to take place March 23-26, 2016 at Oberlin College, Ohio, USA. Harpsichordists under age 35 at the time of the competition are eligible to enter. The deadline is October 1, 2015, for preliminary qualification by recording, submitted electronically.

PRIZES : First Prize - $5000 (US) ; Second Prize - $2500 (US) ; Third Prize - $1500 (US) ; Jurow Prize - $750 to be awarded to a promising non-finalist (Mae and Irving Jurow, donors).
JURY : Jane Chapman (Professor of Harpsichord, Royal College of Music, London), Lisa Goode Crawford (Professor of Harpsichord, Emerita, Oberlin Conservatory of Music), Catalina Vicens (Ensemble Servir Antico, Basel/ Leiden), Hank Knox (Professor of Harpsichord, Schulich School of Music of McGill University), Vivian Montgomery (Early Music Faculty, Longy School of Music).

ENTRY FEE : $115 (US)/$95 for HKSNA members, payable online or by check/money order to HKSNA. 

FURTHER INFORMATION : available at www.historicalkeyboardsociety.org. Required online application and instructions for electronic submission of sound files will be posted by March 1. Facebook at Jurow International Harpsichord Competition.

CONTACT : Competition Director Vivian S. Montgomery, DMA
Early Music Faculty, Longy School of Music of Bard College

vivian.montgomery longy.edu 
jurow.harpsichord.competition gmail.com