Finger Lakes Symphony Orchestra - a Community Orchestra in the Finger Lakes region of New York State


Student Concerto Competition

The FLSO Young Artist Competition is an annual event, open to students who reside in the Finger Lakes Region. The competition aims to provide gifted, young musicians an opportunity to present their work for a panel of judges so they may be encouraged to aspire to the highest levels of performing excellence through written feedback. The grand prize is a cash award and a solo appearance with the FLSO. Honorable Mention certificates are also awarded to deserving students.

The Student Concerto Competition info for 2016:

APPLICATION DEADLINE - Monday, February 22, 2016
AUDITIONS - Saturday, March 12, 2016 in Canandaigua
CONCERT - Sunday May 1, 2016

Applicants must be residents of Ontario, Seneca, Monroe, Wayne, Livingston, Orleans, Genesee, Wyoming, or Yates counties (pianists and vocalists are not eligible, nor are previous winners). Piano accompaniment is required for auditions.

This year's winner will have the opportunity to perform a solo with the Finger Lakes Symphony Orchestra during their Spring Concert on May 1st, 2016, and also will receive a cash award.

Download Entry Information and Application Form

Rachel LauberExciting Season Planned!

The FLSO welcomes back Dr. Rachel Lauber as conductor and music director for the 2015-2016 season! Learn more about Dr. Lauber.

A Big "Thank You"...

NYSCAThis organization is supported in part with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Program, which is administered locally by the Finger Lakes Community Arts Grants. The FLSO thanks NYSCA, Finger Lakes Community Arts Grants, and all our individual and corporate sponsors for their continuing support of the arts in the Finger Lakes!