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Rule 6: 2021 Official Accompanying Policies:

a. All contestants of Piano Concertos events are assigned to an Official Accompanists.

b. The Piano Accompanying Registration Fee covers ONE rehearsal between the contestant and their assigned Official Accompanists (not to exceed an hour) plus the contestant’s competition audition.

c. All rehearsals will take place at the location provided by the Official Accompanists, unless they agree to use one provided by the contestant.

d. ALL First Place Winners will require the service of their Official Accompanists at the designated Prizewinners' Concerts. An additional fee of $70 must be paid directly by the prize winner to their Official Accompanists.

e. Contestants are welcome to request additional rehearsal(s) with their assigned Official Accompanists to be arranged and paid directly between them and their assigned Official Accompanists.

f. All contestants must have scheduled their one rehearsal and provided the correct music to their assigned Official Accompanists before Feb. 1st, 2021. The U.S.O.M.C. does not schedule any rehearsals between the contestants and their assigned Official Accompanists; it is solely the responsibility of the contestants. The piano parts provided by the contestant to their Official Accompanists must be the same edition (in legible quality) as the contestant's instrumental solo part.

g. Negligence or failure to comply with any of these Official Piano Accompanying Policies will result in forfeiture of the contestant's participation in the competition, without a refund.