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Young People's Symphony Concert Association
School Music Auditions


Monday, December 4, is the application deadline for the 61st annual School Music Auditions – the concerto competition conducted by YPSCA (the Young People’s Symphony Concert Association). Students in grades 7 through 12 studying orchestral instruments are encouraged to apply. The top prize winner will receive a $1,500 award and the opportunity to perform with the Minnesota Orchestra! Other cash prizes are awarded to finalists, and all students receive feedback and advice from a judging panel of professional musicians. The Preliminary Competition is Saturday, February 17, and Finals are Sunday, February 25, both at Orchestra Hall. Find additional details and the application form at 

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