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. 

2018 Area Preliminary Auditions

Piano –
Thursday, October 11, 2018, 12:00 pm, Recital Hall (Dr. Brown, coordinator)

Woodwinds – TBD (Prof. Vana, coordinator)

Brass and Percussion – Wednesday, October 24, 2018, 3:00 – 4:30 pm, Recital Hall (Dr. Briney, coordinator)

Strings – Friday, November 2, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, Recital Hall (Dr. Molina, coordinator)

Voice – Thursday, October 25, 2018, 5:30 pm, Recital Hall (Prof. Chasteen, coordinator)

Click here to download the pdf Guidelines and application form for 2018-2019