Emerging Artist Competition Mar. 18
Entries are now closed for the 2017 SSO Emerging Artist Competition, which will take place Saturday, Mar. 18.
This year's competition is open to standard orchestral string instruments: violin, viola, cello and bass. Competitors must be between 15 and 24 years of age as of Jan. 1, 2017.
The winner will be invited to perform as guest soloist with the SSO during the 2017-2018 season. The 2016 winners were Jennifer Bywaters (horn), a Grade 12 student in London, and trumpet players Aled Blundell, 15, and Matisse Blundell, 17, who live in Toronto. They will be featured in the SSO's April 8 concert, Stories from the Woods.