September 24, 2015

Young Artists Concerto Competition 2015

In October of 2015, EYSO invites Philharmonia and Youth Symphony students to audition for the prestigious opportunity to perform a concerto with their orchestra.  Past winners have performed masterworks by Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Max Bruch, Alan Hovhaness, Dmitri Kabalevsky, and Edouard Lalo, to name just a few. Students audition for a panel of expert adjudicators composed of music educators and teaching artists from throughout Chicago and perform with their orchestras in the spring. Competition applications […]
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    Derek Fitting, trumpet 2005-07
    founder of temporal brass quintet
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