Important Dates:

February 1, 2021, Video Audition cut off.

April 24, 2021 – Finalist Recital at the National Opera Center  Marc Scorca Hall NYC 10 am- 2 pm

The Young Artist Competition is an annual competition for musicians up to age 23. A winner will be awarded a solo appearance with the Adelphi in our Young Artist Showcase Concert.

Competition Details

Ages: up to Age 23

Categories College (student in a University/College/Conservatory or 18 – 23); Senior(( 15-18) ;Junior (14 and under) Division – As of Feb 1 2021

Important Deadline:

1. February 1, 2021, Video Audition cut off. Finalists will be chosen from the Video Round

2. Finalists will perform on April  24, 2021, Recital at the National Opera Center NYC. Awards will be given in each category.

3. The Soloist for the 2021 -22 Young Artist Showcase will be chosen from the finalists at the April 24, 2021, finals concert.

Audition for the Young Artist Competition

To audition, please complete the following steps:


Video Round:

1. Select a work of your choice (one movement of a concerto) or a short piece with accompaniment.

2.     Submit an audition recording via  Youtube, Vimeo.

3.   Online Application 2021


The first prize winner after the finals will need to perform a concerto/or piece that is appropriate for orchestra.

Application requirements
1. A Completed Application Form.

2.  Fee of $85 US


1. The decisions of the Jury are final.

2. The Jury reserves the right to not select a winner.

3.  The Jury, Board of the Adelphi Orchestra
make no representation that the production will not infringe any copyrights of third parties.

4. Winners hold harmless the Jury,  Board of the Adelphi Orchestra from any
damages, claims, liabilities, and costs, or losses of any kind or nature whatsoever, which may in
any way arise from the rehearsals, performance, and recording.


Finalists will be notified by letter by March 1, 2021. Soloist with the Orchestra will be notified on or after the April 24 2021 finals.

Soloist Competition Winner receives

1. Certificate Award as Winner of The Young Artist Competition

2. Finalists will perform in the April 24 finals concert. The first-place winner to solo with the orchestra will be chosen from the finals.

3.  Performance as the featured soloist with the Adelphi Orchestra during the  2021-22 Season.