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Thursday, January 27, 2022

Young musicians, vocalists competing on Reilly Arts Center stage

Piano, voice, and instrumental students between the ages of 12 and 25 will be competing for a chance to perform with the local orchestra.

The Ocala Symphony Orchestra is gearing up for its 31st Annual Young Artist Competition, and registration is open for its two divisions: Junior Division (ages 12 to 18) and Senior Division (ages 18 to 25).

All applications must be digitally submitted through the online application portal by Monday, December 20.

The chosen finalists will perform with their accompanist during the Finals/Honors Recital on Saturday, January 22, at 3 p.m. at the Reilly Arts Center located at 500 NE 9th Street in Ocala.

Two winners will be chosen, one from each division, and those winners will get to perform their concerto live with the Ocala Symphony Orchestra at its subscription concert “The Unfinished” at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 19, 2022, and at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 20, 2022.

Both winners will also receive a cash prize of $1,000.

For more information, or to register, visit the Reilly Arts Center Young Artists Competition website.