Each year ULSO holds a concerto competition, open to its current and recent members. Winners are invited to perform a concerto with the Orchestra in a future project.
The competition is held over two rounds:
Round One is via video audition and the submission deadline is the 25th of February, 2024. Applicants are expected to play the first movement of a concerto lasting no longer than 10 minutes. Successful candidates will progress to Round Two.
Round Two is to be held on the 17th of March, 2024. It is held in person and the Music Director will be present. Candidates should present selected passages from ALL movements of their concerto, totalling no more than 25 minutes. The panel may also ask to hear specific passages, so be prepared to play any part of your concerto.
For Round Two:
To apply for the 2023/24 Concerto Competition please complete the application form via the link below. Applications must be received by February 25th 2024.
Previous winners of the competition include: