Young People’s Competition

Our Young People’s Competition is online this year!

The competition is open to young instrumentalists and vocalists who reside in College of DuPage Community College District 502 or who study with a teacher in District 502. Students must have completed no grade higher than the 11th grade by June 30, 2020. Winners of the competition will have the opportunity to perform at a New Philharmonic orchestra concert within eighteen months.

Please take a two-minute video of the student’s performance and use the Dropbox link provided on the application to send it to us for evaluation. Applications are online and can be downloaded HERE.

Whether they sing or play an instrument, students may perform solos, duets, trios, or quartets. Students need to memorize their music and provide their own accompanist. (If recording the auction with live accompaniment is not possible, students may use a recorded accompaniment or play unaccompanied). There is a two-minute maximum for audition and performance. in the video, please be sure to announce:

  1. Your Name
  2. Town where you live
  3. Grade in School for fall of 2020
  4. The title and composer of your selection

Video submissions and applications are due by May 31, 2020. We are exited to provide young musicians with this opportunity to showcase their talents and perform on stage at a professional music concert. Please encourage your students to participate in this event.