Every year, the Michigan Pops Orchestra coordinates with local high schools to hold a concerto competition. In-Person auditions for the 2019 year take place on Saturday, November 17th and the winner will be invited to perform with the orchestra during the winter concert on Saturday, April 6th.
Please read to the following document for rules regarding the concerto competition. In addition to this, we ask that you please complete an application, with the requested information. The application has been extended to November 11th, so mark your calendars!
Please contact Outreach Director, Jessica Wu (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions regarding the competition. Thank you for your interest!
Winter 2018 – Katie Sesi
Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35 Mvmt. 3 by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Winter 2017 – Elena Chambers
Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 26 Mvmt. 1 by Max Bruch
Winter 2016 – Forrest Flesher
Totentanz Paraphrase on Dies irae, S.126 by Franz Liszt
Winter 2015 – Chihiro Kakishima
Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35 Mvmt. 1 by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky