Concerto Competition

This Concerto Competition grants the opportunity for the winner(s) to play their concerto alongside KCLSO in one of their main concerts.

Those eligible are: current members of KCLSO or, if they are applying with non-orchestral instruments e.g. piano or singer, from within KCL’s Music Department.

Auditionees should prepare at least one movement from their chosen concerto, that they feel can represent the concerto as a whole. They can also prepare any other sections of the concerto to showcase other aspects of the concerto. This should amount to no more than 15minutes worth of music. The external panel may then ask the auditionees some questions about the music. The audition should take no more than 20 minutes. Please bring your own accompanist and a score (preferably) or a copy of the piano reduction for the panel.The audition will take place on the 8th December. The deadline to apply is the 1st of December.

Applications should be made to Please include what you intend to perform.