Call for Artists: SDCO's Young Artist Competition 2018

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SDCO Young Artist Competition

Competition Date

Sunday, January 14th, 2018
12pm – complete
Clara Thompson Hall, Drury University

Registration Deadline

January 5th, 2018


All players of standard orchestral instruments, piano, and saxophone through Grade 12 currently:

A resident of SW Missouri or NW Arkansas (MO: McDonald, Newton, Jasper, Barton, Vernon, St. Clair, Cedar, Dade, Lawrence, Barry, Stone, Taney, Ozark, Douglas, Christian, Greene, Webster, Wright, LaClede, Camden, Miller, Hickory, Polk, Dallas counties; AR: Benton, Carroll, Washington, Madison counties)


A student of a member of the Springfield Symphony or faculty at Drury, Evangel, MSU, SBU, College of the Ozarks, Central Bible College, Missouri Southern State University


A member of the Springfield Youth Symphony

Winners are NOT eligible to compete again the year after their successful audition; winners MAY compete again the 2nd year after their successful audition.


  • concerto (or like) with orchestral accompaniment
  • one movement or stand alone piece not to exceed 10 minutes


  • Please return this form with your $45 application fee (used to cover costs of judges and music) no later than January 10th.
  • Entrants will be scheduled sequentially (from 12 pm onward) as applications are received.
  • If we determine that your intended repertoire is unavailable for purchase/rental or is prohibitively expensive, we will refund your application fee.
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