The Hart House Orchestra (HHO) holds annual Concerto Competitions to support the development of soloists and virtuosos by offering opportunities to perform with the orchestra. Competition winners have the opportunity to perform with us and will be featured in HHO concerts. For details on the application process, requirements, and calendar dates, please see below.
2018-19 Concerto Competitions
Applications for the 2018-19 Concerto Competitions (internal and external) are being accepted now. Please submit an audio or video recording (YouTube or .wav file) to the email address below by Dec. 16. You should perform the concerto that you’re intending to play with Hart House. Please have an accompanist (or orchestra) on the electronic submission. Include a resume that captures your musical experience as well.
Stage 2 of the process involves an in-person audition (with piano accompanist) to be held in late March/early April. Notification of selection for this stage will take place by mid-February.
Any inquiries should be directed to competitions _at_ harthouseorchestra _dot_ ca.
2017-18 and 2016-17 Concerto Competitions
The Hart House Orchestra (HHO) would like to congratulate the winners of the 2016 internal and external concerto competition. The winners, Jongmin Lee (internal) and Leslie Ashworth (external), are featured soloists in 2016-17. Jongmin Lee, who performed with the orchestra in the 2016 summer concert, will also receive the Alan Turner Prize.