Young Artists Auditions
Young Artists Auditions - The DSO encourages serious study and musical excellence among young musicians through its annual Young Artists Auditions. Each entrant will be evaluated by experienced judges and will receive written comments and suggestions based on their individual performances.
The First Place Winner will appear as a soloist at our March subscription concert (March 21 at 7:30 pm) and receives a cash prize of $500. Second Place Winner receives a cash prize of $300.
NEW Audition date - Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020; our original date of Saturday, February 1 conflicted with the Illinois Music Education Conference in Peoria. Only twenty-five audition slots are available, which will be determined by postmark date. Applications must be postmarked by Friday, January 10, 2020.
Please click here to download audition information and application form.