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Finger Lakes Symphony Orchestra - a Community Orchestra in the Finger Lakes region of New York State

Young Artists' Competition

2018 Competition Info

APPLICATION DEADLINE - Tuesday, February 20, 2018
AUDITIONS - Saturday, March 10, 2018 United Church of Canandaigua
CONCERT - Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 3:00 Crosswinds Wesleyan Church of Canandaigua

Eligibility: Auditions are open to all instrumental students through grade 12. Applicants must be residents of Ontario, Seneca, Monroe, Wayne, Livingston, Orleans, Genesee, Wyoming, or Yates counties (pianists and vocalists are not eligible, nor are previous winners). Piano accompaniment is required for auditions.

This year's winner will have the opportunity to perform a solo with the Finger Lakes Symphony Orchestra during their Spring Concert on April 29, 2018, and also will receive a cash award of $400. In the event of multiple winners, a cash award of $400 will be split between the winners. Auditions will be held on Saturday March 10, 2018 at the United Church of Canandaigua, 11 East Gibson St. Canandaigua, NY 14424.

Please prepare any one movement from a concerto or a composition for solo instrument and orchestra. Eligible applicants will be notified by phone or email to arrange an audition time during the week prior to auditions. Piano accompaniment is required for audition. Please provide your own accompanist and a copy of your music for the judges. Applicants will be given a maximum of eight minutes including any setup and tear down necessary for the audition.

Further questions can be directed to karenmusic53@aol.com.

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