YOUNG ARTIST CONCERTO COMPETITION

Application Deadline: December 1, 2019

The Lakeview Orchestra 2019/2020 Young Artist Concerto Competition is open to current high school students who play an orchestral instrument. The winner of the competition will receive a cash prize of $250 and be invited to perform their selected concerto with the Lakeview Orchestra on February 11, 2020.

ELIGIBILITY
The concerto competition is open to all Chicagoland high school musicians who play an orchestral instrument (woodwinds, brass, percussion, strings). Pianists and vocalists are not eligible to compete.

APPLICATION FEE
$25, payable online here.

REQUIREMENTS
Candidates must submit an online application and provide a video recording of one movement of a classical- or romantic-era concerto with accompaniment.

APPLICATION DEADLINE
The application form and application fee are due by midnight on December 1, 2019. The winner will be notified on or about December 15, 2019.

PRIZE
The competition winner will receive a $250 cash prize and an invitation to perform as a soloist with the Lakeview Orchestra on February 11, 2020 at the Athenaeum Theatre. The winner will be expected to attend two rehearsals with the orchestra: the evenings of February 4, 2020, and February 10, 2020.

HOW TO APPLY
To apply, complete the following on or before December 1, 2019:

  1. Complete the online Competition Application Form

  2. Pay the $25 application fee online here.


Questions or concerns should be directed via email to: competition@lakevieworchestra.org.