2023 Concerto Competition


The Symphony of Oak Park & River Forest’s Concerto Competition is open to all musicians who have yet to complete their senior year of high school, and whose primary residence is within 10 miles of Oak Park/River Forest.

Contestants will submit a CD, MP3 or YouTube link of your performance (5-10 minutes). Professional recording is not required. You do not need to provide a copy of your music. Please perform one movement of any standard repertory solo. You can find an application here.

To Enter:
  • Application Fee: $25 (non-refundable, must accompany the application).
  • All materials due March 1, 2023.
  • Please wear concert black.
  • Accompanist required.
  • Please print and fill out this form.
  • There is an $25 application fee.
  • Please include a CD, MP3, and/or YouTube link with 5-10 minutes of your playing.
  • Winner will perform at our Sunday, May 21, 2023, 4 PM concert at Concordia University.

You may email this application and the links to your performance to TheSymphonyOPRF@gmail.com. You may pay on-line at SymphonyOPRF.org.
You may mail (or drop off) to David Leehey, 819 N. Euclid, Oak Park, IL 60302.

If you have any questions or concerns, please call 708-218-2648, or email thesymphonyoprf@gmail.com