Concerto Competition Application

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Apply now to the Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra's 2022-2023 Concerto Competition!

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The Intermediate Division is open to current Academic Year Orchestra Program as well as Seattle Conservatory of Music students from Symphonette Orchestra and Debut Symphony Orchestra*. 


The Advanced Division is open to current students from Junior Symphony Orchestra and Youth Symphony Orchestra.


Seattle Conservatory of Music students not part of AYOP will be placed in the division that best fits their playing level. 


The winners selected from each division in the Concerto Competition will get the opportunity to play their winning concerto, or a movement of it upon artistic discretion, at one of SYSO’s concert series either at the end of the 2022-2023 or during the 2023-2024 season.



*Special Note to 2021-22 Debut Students:

If you are enrolled in Debut for the 2021-22 Season but advance to Junior for the 2022-23 Season, your entry will be considered for the Advanced Division. 

Timeline and Important Dates
May 2 - August 15, 2022: Applications available on SYSO website

Monday, August 15, 2022: Application portal closes

Monday, August 29, 2022: Notification to applicants of acceptance

Sunday, September 18, 2022: Concerto Finals, location TBD

Monday, September 19, 2022: Competition winners will be notified
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