Young Artist Competition
Salem Lutheran Church
1700 W. War Memorial Dr.
Peoria, IL 61614
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Deadline to register: Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Deadline to provide preliminary audition video: Sunday, February 27, 2022

The YAC winner will perform with the Peoria Symphony Orchestra on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, 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.

The YAC winner will also perform at the Peoria Symphony Guild Spring Luncheon, at 11:30 AM, May 3, 2022.

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 be a student in grades 7–12 as of the date of the Young Artist Competition. See documents below for the application, audition rules, approved repertoire, and a letter for educators.

The YAC Final Round Location will be at Salem Lutheran Church located at 1700 W. War Memorial Dr., Peoria, IL 61614 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Call 309-688-9212 for more information.

Questions? Contact Brenda Conroy at or call 309.635.4118.

For Your Reference 
2022 Audition Rules, Competition Application Form, and Approved Repertoire

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