4th Annual Youth Concerto Competition

OCT 31 2016 • MSO TEAM

The MSO Youth Concerto Competition is a fantastic opportunity for young musicians under the age of 21 to further their development in the field of solo performance.  Cash prizes and performance opportunities with the MSO and MSYO will be awarded to our finalists.

The 4th Annual Youth Concerto Competition is divided into three different instrument categories:

* Orchestral Winds/Brass/Percussion
* Strings
* Piano


1st Place Winner:
$1000 cash award & performance with the MSO

2nd Place Winner: $500 cash award & performance with the MSYO

3rd Place Winner: $250 cash award & soloist performance with the MSYO

Application Deadline: December 14, 2016

Live Audition (for those who advance):
 January 14

Application Fee: $30 non-refundable.

Applicants must be 21 years or younger as of September 1, 2016 and must be residents of the GTA.

Required: one movement of a concerto, or a complete one movement concerto.

How to Apply:

1. Download the youth concerto application form here.

2. Record a video of your performance.  Upload the video to YouTube.

3. Submit the YouTube link and application form via email to:

Application fees can be mailed to:

MSO Youth Concerto Competition
4141 Living Arts Dr.
Mississauga, ON L5B 4B8

Performance Date: Winners will perform during the 2017/18 concert season.

This competition would not be possible without the very generous support of the Community Foundation of Mississauga and the Lloyd Carr-Harris Foundation.