This fall, the Lakeland Symphony Orchestra will invite young artists to submit applications to audition for the Mason Young Artists Competition. A select number of applicants will be invited to audition before a panel of judges. Competition winner(s) will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship and will perform with the LSO during the March 5, 2022 concert. The competition is funded by the Beth Mason Young Artists Endowment Fund within GiveWell Community Foundation.
APPLLICATIONS OPEN DEC 19 – JAN 14
Artists in high school (grade 9+) or college (undergraduate or graduate)
Polk County residents or enrolled in a Polk County school
Voice, piano, strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion
Instrumentalists must submit an unedited video recording of themselves performing one complete movement of the work proposed for performance with piano accompaniment.
Vocalists must submit an unedited video recording of themselves performing two complete arias with piano accompaniment.
The work(s) must be composed for soloist and symphony or string orchestra, in original key and/or language (unless changed by concert tradition).
Applicants selected to audition in person on January 29, 2022 will be notified by January 17, 2022.