2017 – 2018 Canadian Sinfonietta Young Artist Competition
The Canadian Sinfonietta Young Artist Competition offers talented young musicians (25 years and under) the opportunity to perform one movement of a concerto, or a concert piece with the orchestra. Up to 10 finalists will be selected from the first round of video auditions and invited to participate in a final live competition. Of the finalists, up to 3 winners will be selected and featured on our annual Young Artist Concert at the Glenn Gould Studio.
Application and Online Video Due Date:
Friday, December 1, 2017 (by midnight)
Saturday, December 9, 2017 (Time and Location TBD)
Sunday, March 25, 2018, @5:30 PM at the Glenn Gould Studio
Finalists will be notified by December 15, 2017
25 years and under (as of March 1st, 2018)
- This competition is open to all instruments: strings (including harp), piano, winds, brass, percussion, and voice
- Applicants are required to submit an online video audition of one movement from a concerto or concert piece they have chosen to perform with the orchestra. (Applicants must audition with the work they have chosen to perform if selected as winner)
- Chosen performance piece cannot exceed 15 minutes
- Chosen performance piece accompaniment cannot exceed the following orchestration: 1 flute, 1 oboe, 1 clarinet, 1 bassoon, 1 horn, 1 trumpet, strings, timpani
ACCOMPANIST INFORMATION: If you need an accompanist for your recording or competition, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Pianist fees will apply.
ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS? E-mail: Ben@CanadianSinfonietta.com
PLEASE NOTE: You will receive a confirmation e-mail from us confirming submission of your application form within 3 days of completing your payment
NON-REFUNDABLE APPLICATION FEE: CAD $75.00 / US $60.00
Please fill out the online application. Please note that your application is NOT complete until we receive your payment.