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YOUNG ARTISTS COMPETITION

The Solano Symphony Orchestra will hold its annual Young Artists Competition, Saturday, Nov 12, 2022. Classically trained musicians between the ages of 12 and 21 are encouraged to apply and compete in four categories: vocal, piano, winds, and strings.

Competition Details

First prize winners in each category will earn the chance to perform their concerto movement or aria with the Symphony at the annual Salute to Youth concert, occurring on Feb. 5, 2023. 
 

• Open to: Solano and Yolo County students ages 12 - 21

• Four Categories: VOCAL, PIANO, STRING, and WIND INSTRUMENTS

• 2021 Application deadline Nov. 5, 2022:  $30.00 entry fee

• All music must be approved by the competition director

• Auditions: Nov. 12 at St. Marks Lutheran Church, 1600 Union Avenue, Fairfield

• Awards:
  $250.00 for 1st place, in each category

  $100.00 for 2nd place, in each category

  $50.00 for 3rd place, in each category

 

Applicants must prepare and memorize a movement from a CONCERTO for their instrument or a vocal ARIA that can be accompanied by the orchestra. 

Please contact competition director, Melinda Ellis, to approve your music and ask any questions! 

Melinda Ellis

melindapacker@gmail.com
Phone 201-674-6076​

Thank you to the Margaret Beelard Community Foundation for their generous support. 


"The mission of the Solano Symphony Orchestra is to entertain and enrich the lives of our diverse audiences by contributing to the cultural and economic vitality of our communities."

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