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: 2015 Piano; 2016 Woodwind, Brass or Percussion
Download application for 2014 Strings auditions >
Download 2014 Strings Auditions requirements >
2012 Winners - Press Release (PDF) >
For more information, including application protocol, please call Penelope Johnson at 312-294-3164.