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The Young Artist Competition is an annual competition for musicians up to age 23. A winner will be awarded a solo appearance with the Adelphi in our Young Artist Showcase Concert.


Competition Details


  • College (student in a University/College/Conservatory or 18 – 23);

  • Senior (15-18) ;

  • Junior (14 and under) Division – As of Feb 1 2021

Important Deadline:

1. February 1, 2021, Video Audition cut off.

Finalists will be chosen from the Video Round

2. April 23, 2021 or April  24, 2021, Finalist recital at the National Opera Center NYC.

We will offer a virtual option due to the pandemic 

Awards will be given in each category and soloist chosen for the 2021-22 Young Artist Concert

Audition for the Young Artist Competition

Video Round:

  1.  Select a work of your choice (one movement of a concerto) or a short piece. 

  2. Accompaniment is not required but suggested. 

  3. Submit an audition recording via  Youtube, Vimeo.

  4.  Complete the Online Application

  5. Pay the $85 Application Fee