2024 Young Artists Auditions

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DECEMBER 16, 2023!***

The Huntsville Symphony Orchestra (HSO) Young Artists Auditions provide an opportunity to perform in a public forum and give recognition to dedicated young musicians for their talent and accomplishments. 

  • YAA winner WILL be asked to perform at the FREE Family Concert on Saturday, February 10, 2024.
  • Contestants may choose any competitive piece from their repertoire that is no longer than 10 minutes.
  • The top 3 Winners will receive a cash prize.

                    1st Place Winner - $400
                    2nd Place Winner - $300
                    3rd Place Winner - $200

  • Music teachers of YAA contestants must contact the HSO Director of Education at sharon@hso.org to schedule a brief orientation via conference call, in person, via Zoom, or by phone in order for their student’s submission to be considered.

Entry Procedure

All entrants must submit an audition recording as well as a completed online application via Acceptd. The applicant, parent/guardian, and music teacher must read, agree to, and abide by all rules and regulations in order to participate in this competition. An application fee of $35 is due at the time of submission via Acceptd. 

DECEMBER 16, 2023!***

The application fee is $35 and the deadline is Monday, December 4, 2023.

Dates to Remember

Registration Due: Monday, December 4, 2023

Young Artists Audition Final Recital: Sunday, January 7, 2024, 2:00 p.m., Roberts Recital Hall, UAH

FREE Family Concert: Saturday, February 10, 2024, 11:00 a.m., Mark C. Smith Concert Hall, VB

Please address any inquiries to Sharon Hicks, HSO Director of Education.sharon@hso.org | (256) 539-4818

For technical questions, please visit the Acceptd Help Desk.