The Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra and the Oxfordshire County Music Service provide performance opportunities that are essential to a musician’s overall development. We offer the chance to experience high-level orchestral playing, solo, chamber music and concerto performances.
You can dowload the Oxfordshire Concerto Competition leaflet here.
Receive coaching and join the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra in a rehearsal before their evening concert
Showcase your talent in Oxford’s world-renowned Sheldonian Theatre with a short solo or chamber music recital. You will also receive a financial award of £100 to apply towards your music lessons.
Saturday 4 November 2017
The Centre for Music, Bayswater Road, Oxford, 10am
All applicants will be invited to perform a programme in front of the judging panel. You should prepare two contrasting pieces or movements totalling 6-8 minutes. For those auditioning for the Apprenticeship Scheme, there will be a short sight-reading extract from standard orchestral repertoire, which will be available for you to look at thirty minutes prior to your audition.
Candidates must arrange their own accompanist if required.
You may apply for one or both schemes.
We welcome audition applications from all instrumentalists who are:
Applicants may be required to prove that they meet these entry requirements.
Fill in the application form overleaf and return it with a copy of your Grade 8 report. If you are playing in an ensemble (Young Artists’ Platform), please include the names, grade levels and instruments of the other players in the group.
Beau Marshall, University Residency Coordinator Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra
29a Teignmouth Road, London NW2 4EB