The Washington Symphony Orchestra (WSO) is sponsoring both a Young Artist Competition for instrumentalists and a Young Vocalist Competition for soloists. The applications can be found at the preceding links and the deadline is Friday, March 4, 2022.

  • Eligibility: 9-12 Graders in Washington County
  • Audition Piece: A classical composition (or movement) or musical theater piece for a solo & orchestra no longer than 7 minutes in length
  • Music: Performer must provide 3 copies of audition music.
  • Accompanist: Performer must provide accompanist.
  • Judges: WSO Music Director Yugo Ikach and orchestra members
  • Prize: $500 cash prize
  • Performance: The winner will perform with the WSO on May 7, 2022 @ 7:30pm

If you have more questions, please contact Adam Shaffer at 724-223-9796 or