Young Artist Competition
First Federated Church
3601 N. Sheridan Road
Peoria, IL
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Deadline to register: Monday, February 1, 2021

Deadline to provide preliminary audition video: Monday, March 1, 2021

The YAC winner will perform with the Peoria Symphony Orchestra on Friday, April 30, 2021, at 10:00 AM and 11:45 AM at the Peoria Civic Center Theater in the PSO Guild’s Annual Student Concert. Please note that this event will be held in accordance with CDC, state, and local health department guidelines.

Applicants must live and attend school within a 350 mile radius of Peoria, Illinois; be pursuing a regular schedule of music lessons with a private teacher; and a student in grades 7–12 as of the date of the Young Artist Solo Competition. See documents below for the application, audition rules, approved repertoire, and a letter for educators.

Questions? Contact Brenda Conroy at or call 309.635.4118.

For Your Reference 
2021 Audition Rules, Competition Application Form, and Approved Repertoire

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