The El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestras is now accepting applications for it’s annual Concerto Competition at the University Presbyterian Church on Monday, January 16, 2017.

El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestras’ annual Concerto Competition is open to all musicians up to the age of 22 as of January 14, 2017.  The application deadline is set for Friday, January 6, 2017. This year’s prizes include:

Grand Prize - One winner will be selected to perform with the El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestras in the Season Finale Concert on May 21, 2017 at the Plaza Theatre.

EPSYOs Prize - One current El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestras student will be selected to perform with one of the EPSYOs orchestras at either the 2016-2017 Season Finale Concert on May 21, 2017 or another predetermined concert.

Requirements:

  • Musicians must be 22 years of age or younger as of January 14, 2017.
  • Previous winners are not eligible to compete on the same instrument for the same prize(s) they have already won.

Application:

  • You can complete the application form online (preferred) at epsyos.org, or mail application form to:  EPSYO, PO Box 180, El Paso, TX 79942
  • Your Application must be received by Friday, January 6, 2017.  Enclose $35 for the application fee.  Fee is waived for currently enrolled EPSYO members.  All applicants will be notified of their audition time and location by email on or before Tuesday, January 10, 2017.  Applicants and accompanists should plan to be available from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on the day of the competition.