2020 Young Artists Auditions
Music teachers of YAA contestants must attend an orientation meeting in order for their students’ submissions to be considered. To accommodate teachers from out of town, an orientation will be conducted via conference call.
Any teacher who did not attend one of the scheduled meetings that were held for the 2014, 2015, 2016, or 2017 auditions should contact the HSO Director of Education at firstname.lastname@example.org, (256) 539.4818. Teachers who attended an orientation meeting for the 2016, 2017, 2018, or 2019 auditions are not required to attend one for 2020.
The Huntsville Symphony Orchestra (HSO) Young Artists Auditions provide an opportunity to perform in a public forum and gives recognition to dedicated young musicians for their talent and accomplishments. In addition, an opportunity to perform as soloists with a professional symphony orchestra may be awarded.
All entrants must submit an audition recording as well as a completed online application via Acceptd. The applicant, parent/guardian, and music teacher must read, agree to, and abide by all rules and guidelines in order to participate in this competition. Accepting YAA Applications September 1, 2019, through November 25, 2019. An application fee of $32 is due at the time of submission. If the applicant is chosen to advance to the Recital round an additional $50 will be due via Acceptd by January 6, 2020.
Application Via Acceptd
Instrumentation for Young Artists Auditions/Young People’s Concerts 2019/2020
The selections the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra will play for the Young People’s Concerts in 2020 have the instrumentation listed above. If a Young Artist is chosen as the winner of the Young Artists Auditions, only musical works fitting within this instrumentation have the possibility of being played with the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra. Young Artists performing musical works that do not fit within this instrumentation can be adjudicated as the winner of the Young Artists Auditions but will not be considered for performance with the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra.
Dates to Remember
|Registration Due:||November 25, 2019|
|Final Recital:||January 12, 2020, Roberts Recital Hall, UAH|
|HSO Rehearsal:||February 26, 2020, Mark C. Smith Concert Hall, VBC|
|Young People’s Concerts:||February 27-28, 2020, Mark C. Smith Concert Hall, VBC|