WSO Young Soloist Competition 2018

Winchester Symphony Orchestra looks forward to seeing you enter

Feb 2 2018

Sunday 28 January 2018, from 1pm – Preliminary Round

Three finalists will continue through the rehearsals etc below
Winchester College Music School, SO23 9JF

Pictured is 2016’s winner: Matthew Lloyd-Wilson

You can see a video of the 2016’s finalists on Meridian TV’s website

You can see 2014’s finalists on YouTube by Meridian TV

All instrumentalists in secondary education in Hampshire and resident in the UK are invited to enter.

During the first round applicants will be invited to play one movement of their choice of concerto. Three finalists will be chosen and offered a rehearsal then invited to the final rehearsal in preparation for the final concert at Romsey Abbey:

  • A Monday evening in June 2018 - One individual rehearsal each at Winchester Music School (exact date TBC with each candidate)
  • Monday 2 July 2018 - Pre-concert last rehearsal: Time TBC
  • Thursday 5 July 2018 Final Concert and Prize-giving at Romsey Abbey

To enter the competition, please visit the Winchester Symphony Orchestra website

Please direct any questions to:

Closing date for applications: 12 January 2018

Preliminary Round audition times sent out: 18 January 2018