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MSO Youth Concerto & Young Artist Competitions

February 19, 2019

The Mississauga Symphony Orchestra’s annual youth concerto competition returns for a sixth year to provide fantastic opportunities for young musicians 17 years of age and younger to further their development in the field of solo performance. For the first time, the concerto competition will be open to woodwind and brass musicians only. Cash prizes and performance opportunities with the MSO and MSYO will be awarded to finalists. The Sixth Annual MSO Youth Concerto Competition would not be possible without the very generous support of the Community Foundation of Mississauga.

 

REQUIREMENTS
  1. One movement of a concerto, or a one movement work.
  2. Applicants must be 17 years of age or younger as of September 1, 2018 and must be residents of the GTA.

HOW TO APPLY
  1. Download and complete an application. The application form can be downloaded here.
  2. Record a video of your performance. Upload the video to YouTube.
  3. Submit the YouTube link and application form to: ryan.tobin@mississaugasymphony.ca.

PRIZES

1st: $300 cash

2nd: $200 cash

3rd: $100 cash

*Cash prizes and performance opportunities awarded at the discretion of our panel of judges*

Application Fee: $30 non-refundable

Application Deadline: March 31,2019


Application fees are to be mailed to:
MSO Youth Concerto Competition
4141 Living Arts Dr.
Mississauga, ON L5B 4B8              

 

Live Audition (for those who advance): Saturday, June 3rd, 2019.

FIRST ANNUAL MSO YOUNG ARTIST COMPETITION

The First Annual MSO Young Artist Competition is a fantastic opportunity for young musicians to further their development in the field of solo performance.  Cash prizes and performance opportunities will be awarded to our finalists at the discretion of our panel of judges. Applicants must be 18-25 years of age as of September 1, 2018, and must be residents of the GTA. The Young Artist Competition will be open to woodwind and brass musicians only

REQUIREMENTS
  1. One movement of a concerto, or a one movement work.
  2. Applicants must be 18-25 years of age as of September 1, 2018 and must be residents of the GTA.

HOW TO APPLY
  1. Download and complete an application form. The application form can be downloaded here.
  2. Record a video of your performance. Upload the video to YouTube.
  3. Submit the YouTube link and application form to: ryan.tobin@mississaugasymphony.ca.

PRIZES

1st: $1,000 cash

2nd: $500 cash

3rd: $250 cash

*Cash prizes and performance opportunities awarded at the discretion of our panel of judges*

 

Application Fee: $30 non-refundable.

Application Deadline: March 31,2019


Application fees are to be mailed to:
MSO Youth Concerto Competition
4141 Living Arts Dr.
Mississauga, ON L5B 4B8              

 

Live Audition (for those who advance): Saturday, June 3rd, 2019.

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