The auditions provide contact with other student instrumentalists, an opportunity to be evaluated by music professionals, and the chance to perform on stage with the CSO.
In addition, the winner of the competition is featured in a solo performance on Introductions on 98.7 WFMT, a radio program featuring Chicago's finest pre-college classical musicians.
Future Youth Auditions: 2016 Woodwind, Brass or Percussion; 2017 Strings.
The application and audition requirements for the 2015 Piano auditions will be available on this page in August 2014.
2014 Winners - Press Release (PDF) >
For more information, including application protocol, please call James Hall at 312-294-3803.