Concerto Competitions

The Hart House Orchestra (HHO) holds annual Concerto Competitions to support the development of soloists by offering opportunities to feature with the orchestra.

The competition has two streams: The internal competition is open to current HHO members, with the winner receiving the K. Alan Turner Prize. The external competition is open to the public.

Stage 1 Applications for the 2023-24 Concerto Competitions, internal and external, are being accepted now. Please submit a video or audio recording** to the email address below by December 30, 2023, 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 video link or Drive/Dropbox audio link are preferred.  If any technical assistance is required, please inquire at the email address below.

Stage 2 of the process involves an in-person audition with piano accompanist, to be held in May. Notifications of selection for this stage will be sent by mid-March.

Submissions and any inquiries should be directed to