The Hart House Orchestra (HHO) holds annual Concerto Competitions to support the development of soloists by offering opportunities to feature with the orchestra in future concerts.
The competition is segmented into two streams: The internal competition is open to submissions from current members of the HHO, with the winner receiving the K. Alan Turner Prize. The external competition is open to submissions from the public.
The application process, requirements, and calendar dates, are detailed below.
2022 – 23 Concerto Competition Submissions
Stage 1 Applications for the 2022-23 Concerto Competitions, internal and external, are being accepted now. Please submit an audio or video recording** to the email address below by December 30, 2022, with piano or orchestra accompaniment, of the work you intend to perform with the HHO. Please include a CV that outlines your musical training and experience.
** YouTube link or .wav audio file uploaded to a Dropbox are preferred formats. Please inquire at the e-mail below if you require technical assistance with a file transfer.
Stage 2 of the process involves an in-person audition with piano accompanist, to be held in May 2023. Notifications of selection for this stage will be sent by mid-March.
Submissions and any inquiries should be directed to competitions _at_ harthouseorchestra _dot_ ca.