Below is the repertoire for the 2017 preliminary round, semi finals I and II and finals of the Elmar Oliveira International Violin Competition. All repertoire for the preliminary round was submitted via the application form along with the $100 entry fee by October 28, 2016. Those violinists that were selected from the online applicants were notified via email by December 1, 2016. All finalists were not younger than 16 at the time of the original submission date (September 30, 2016) nor older than 32 as of February 5, 2017.
Semi Finals I
Semi Finalists, selected from the online submissions, will be announced by December 1, 2016. Winners of the preliminary round of the competition will need to arrange and pay for their own travel to Boca Raton, Florida to compete in the semi final I and II and final rounds of the competition, which take place January 22-February 5, 2017.
One movement from one of the following by J.S. Bach:
-Sonata No. 1 in G minor, BMV 1001
-Partita No. 1 in B minor, BMV 1002
-Sonata No. 2 in A minor, BMV 1003
-Partita No. 2 in D minor, BMV 1004
-Sonata No. 3 in C major, BMV 1005
-Partita No. 3 in E major, BMV 1006
Beethoven -- Violin Sonata No. 10, Op. 96
* Thomas L. McKinley -- New Work (Commissioned by the Elmar Oliveira International Violin Competition)
One Violin Sonata of Choice by Johannes Brahms:
-Sonata No. 1 in G major, Op. 78
-Sonata No. 2 in A major, Op. 100
-Sonata No. 3 in D minor, Op. 108
Ravel -- Tzigane
*Competitors that advance to the semi final round will be mailed a PDF of the new unaccompanied work commissioned by the Elmar Oliveira International Violin Competition the week of December 12, 2016.