Concerto Competition

Want to play with the NSYO as a Featured Soloist? Enter our Concerto Competition!

The Nova Scotia Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition is open to any instrumentalist or vocalist aged 26 or younger by the deadline, who currently resides in or maintains a permanent residence in Nova Scotia. Present members or alumni of the NSYO are also welcome to apply, regardless of area of residence. 

Here is some important information to keep in mind: 

  • Application Deadline: April 23, 2023
  • Ages Eligible: 12-26

Step 1 

Fill out our 2023/24 Application Form here! 

Step 2

Video record yourself performing one or more movements from a concerto of your choice.

Step 3

Upload your videos to our OneDrive here! Please ensure ALL of your video files are labelled in this format: 

  • Instrument_Composer_Title& 
  • e.g. Violin_Mendelssohn_Concerto in E minor Mvt  

Step 4

Submit your application fee! Please send an e-transfer of $25.00 to Jack Chen, NSYO General Manager at [email protected]. 

And just like that, you’re all done! 

We will be in touch with more information for you soon. 

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For more information, please contact Jack Chen at [email protected].