The Young Artist Competition is a professionally judged contest which offers the opportunity for young musicians to compete with their peers for a monetary award provided by the Toledo Symphony League and the opportunity to perform as a soloist with the Toledo Symphony Orchestra. The competition typically offers no more than three awards each year. Don't miss the Young Artist Competition 2019 Winners Toledo Symphony Orchestra Concert on January 24, 2020! The 3 winners will perform with the full Toledo Symphony Orchestra at the January 24, 2020 Toledo Symphony “Introducing the Orchestra” concert at St John XXIII Catholic Church, 24250 N. Dixie Hwy. in Perrysburg, where they will receive their $750.00 scholarship awards. The concert begins at 7:00 pm. Don’t miss this special concert featuring our Young Artist Competition winners. Tickets are only $10.00 to attend, available through the Toledo Symphony Box Office (419-248-6000). It would be wonderful to have many Toledo Symphony League members in the audience to support and see these talented young musicians perform. For more information, call Kathy Scheer (419-262-8812) or Liz Villarreal-Rowe (419-870-1434). Click on the button below to learn more about the winners: Julia Masiker (Bassoon), Owen Robinson (Alto Saxophone), and Loa Cho (Cello).
The 2020 Young Artist Competition auditions will be held on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at the University of Toledo Center for the Performing Arts (1910 West Rocket Dr.; Toledo, OH). A link to the new 2020 Guidelines and Required Repertoire will be posted in February 2020. The online application will be posted under the 2020 Guidelines sometime in early March 2020. Registration will open on March 13, 2020. You may also contact Merwin Siu, Artistic Administrator for the TSO, for questions about repertoire at 419-418-0023. For general information about the contest, please contact Mrs. Liz Villarreal-Rowe at 419-870-1434 or Mrs. Kathy Scheer at 419-874-9580.