Orchestras

WIU School of Music Annual Concerto/Aria/Composition Competition

The WIU School of Music hosts an annual Concerto/Aria/Composition Competition each fall. The competition is generally in two parts, preliminary auditions in October of each year and the competition finals are held on the Friday prior to Thanksgiving. The winners of the competition are then featured soloists with the WIU Symphony Orchestra on the annual Concerto Concert held early during the following Spring Semester. 

2017 Area Preliminary Auditions

Piano – 
– Thursday, October 19, 2017, 12:00 pm, Recital Hall (Dr. Brown, coordinator)

Woodwinds – Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 7:00 pm, location TBA (Prof. Ginsberg, coordinator)

Brass and Percussion – Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 3:00 – 5:00 pm, BR 220 (Dr. Briney, coordinator)

Strings – Friday, October 27, 2017, 2:00 - 5:00 pm, Recital Hall (Dr. Mihai, coordinator)

Voice – Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 5:30 pm, Recital Hall (Prof. Chasteen, coordinator)

Click here for the pdf Guidelines and application form for 2017-2018