OYO 2020 Concerto Competition

Students are invited to audition for the 2020 Orange Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition. It is an opportunity to perform a major work as a soloist with this fine Orange Youth Orchestra (OYO). 

If you are a student of the ORC, under the age of 18 years and have achieved Grade 5 AMEB standard or above, you are eligible to participate.

Please prepare a movement or movements of a concerto or piece for soloist with orchestra of no more than ten (10) minutes duration.

The requirements are to present your nominated piece with piano accompaniment at the audition.  If your chosen piece is not a ‘mainstream’ piece, the orchestral score must be readily available in either published or unpublished form.  You must arrange your own ORC accompanist – booking forms available from the student noticeboard. Your instrumental tutor and parent/guardian mustsign the application form.

Please submit your application form and the accompaniment form, together with your piece to ORC Administration by 5:00pm, Friday 28th February, 2020.

Auditions will be held on Saturday 21st March, 2020 between 9:00am – 1:00pm.  These times may vary, depending on number of applications received. The successful soloist will be invited to perform with the OYO this year on Sunday 5th July, 2020.            

Applications can be obtained from the ORC Admin or here

Open to all instruments, including voice!