The Historical Keyboard Society of North America (HKSNA) will sponsor the

Eighth Mae and Irving Jurow International Harpsichord Competition

to take place

March 22-24, 2016 (note revised dates) 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 (required, no CDs accepted).

Semi-final and final rounds will be held at the HKSNA conclave at Oberlin College, 2016. A maximum of twelve players from the preliminary round will be admitted to the semi-final round.

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.

The competition flyer, with full guidelines and repertoire can be found at: http://historicalkeyboardsociety.org/2016-jurow-competition/

Contact Jurow director Vivian Montgomery (vivian.montgomery@longy.edu) with questions.