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

Young Artists' Competition

2017 Competition Info

APPLICATION DEADLINE - Tuesday, February 21, 2017
AUDITIONS - Saturday, March 11, 2017 United Church of Canandaigua
CONCERT - Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 3:00 Presbyterian Church of Geneva

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 May 7, 2017, and also will receive a cash award of $200. In the event of multiple winners, a cash award of $300 will be split between the winners. Auditions will be held on Saturday March 11, 2017 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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