No prior 1st place winners are allowed to participate. Applicants must be string students residing in the Upper Peninsula or string students studying with an Upper Peninsula teacher at time of application deadline. Entrance Forms must be postmarked by the specified due date. The 1st and 2nd place prize money will be given directly to a summer music camp experience approved by the Artistic Advisory Board of the MSO. In-person auditions will take place.
You will be asked to play an orchestral excerpt. A scanned excerpt will be sent to the application email after the application has been received. A Solo of your choosing is also required. Music students should download application on MSO website which includes instructions on how to apply and a request for instructor’s signature and reference. Please bring an accompanist, or request to pay for accompanist at time of application.