Jr. Concerto Competition
The Junior Concerto Competition is open to any current members of TMYO (all orchestras) that are in 8th grade or below. All orchestral instruments are eligible to audition, excluding piano.
The Junior Concerto Competition is open to any current members of TMYO (all orchestras) that are in 8th grade or below. All orchestral instruments are eligible to audition, excluding piano. Applicants interested in participating in the TMYO Junior Concerto Competition must submit a recording of their audition performance, along with a completed application form, a non-refundable $40 application fee, and a teacher recommendation.
Candidates are strongly encouraged to select concerti from the standard repertoire, including short virtuosic pieces and standard student concerti within method books (Suzuki, Solos for Young Musicians). Students may be asked to change their selection if scores are not available or require rental.
September 19 – Video, Recommendation, Online Application and Fee Due.
Teacher Recommendation: Applicants must have their private teacher provide a statement to the TMYO recommending the applicant for the Junior Concerto Competition. Recommendations should be emailed to email@example.com.
Video Recording Submitted after Concerto Application is filled out:
- No accompaniment necessary for the initial video recording, however if chosen as a finalist, they must be prepared to supply their own accompanist for masterclass performances and the live competition.
- Recordings must be submitted after filling out the concerto competition application. You will be redirected to a dropbox video submission link.
Online Application: Applicants must complete and submit the following application form:
September 23 — Finalists are Announced and assigned to one masterclass. The Masterclasses are open to all TMYO students and families to attend. (Finalists must be prepared to supply their own accompanist that they have previously rehearsed with for the masterclass.)
October 10 – Concerto Competition Masterclass
October 24 – Concerto Competition Masterclass
November 28 — Concerto Competition
The Concerto Competition Jury will convene on November 28, 2022, Blake High School. It is recommended that finalists perform their complete selection (full movement) with accompaniment. The Concerto Competition performance will be open to all TMYO families.
November 29 — Concerto Competition Winner Announced
May 13 — Concerto Competition Winner Perform at the Spring Concert
The Tampa Metropolitan Youth Orchestra is committed to ensuring accessibility for all young musicians, their families, and community audiences.
Rehearsal and performance facilities are accessible to persons with physical disabilities via ramps, automatic entrances, restroom facilities, parking spaces and water fountains.
Please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org or 727-204-3072
- To request a special accommodation for a student.
- To request a large-print concert program (at least one week prior to the concert).
- For more information about accessibility.