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Winds and Percussion Celebrated in Trois-Rivières

Winds and Percussion Celebrated in Trois-Rivières

This weekend, l’Orchestre symphonique de Trois-Rivières holds its 28th annual young performers competition, this year focusing on winds and percussion. The elimination round features thirteen young instrumentalists (flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, trombone and percussion), all vying for a fine array of scholarships and performing opportunities. The jury for the competition is chaired by OSTR music director Jacques Lacombe, and includes Chantal Bélisle, Paul Fortin and Jean Letarte.
For more information, please visit ostr.ca.

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A Competition of High Calibre in Trois-Rivières

A Competition of High Calibre in Trois-Rivières

The Orchestre symphonique de Trois-Rivières is now accepting applications for its 26th annual music competition, this year devoted to string instruments (violin, viola, cello and bass).  The application deadline is March 1, and the competition will take place over two weekends, April 9-11 (preliminary rounds) and April 17 (when the three finalists perform their concerto on a subscription series concert with the orchestra) in Trois-Rivières.

The jury is chaired by Maestro Jacques Lacombe (artistic director of the OSTR), and will include Marie-Josée Arpin (concertmaster of the OSTR), Chantal Bélisle (producer, Espace musique) and Alex Benjamin (artistic director, Festival de Lanaudière).   And the winners will divide up over $10,000 in prizes and scholarship.  For more information, please contact the OSTR at 819 373-5340, or visit their website here.

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