Young Artist Resources
Ask the CSO
Student musicians asked their questions to the CSO about technique, practice habits, career paths and more! Hear answers from the musicians below.
CSO Musician Q&A Responses
Young Composer & Artist Opportunities
- National Association for Music Education (NAfME), deadlines March 27, 2020, April 10, 2020 and May 15, 2020 - Composition Competitions
- Make Music Day Young Composers Contest, deadline May 18, 2020
- OMEA Composer Initiative (deadline has passed) - Young Composer Initiative
- BMI Foundation - Student Composer Awards
- SEAMUS - Student Composer Commissioning Program
Young Composers Workshop 2019
During the 2018/2019 season, the CSO held a Young Composers Workshop led by Composer-in-Residence Jonathan Bailey Holland. Selected composers each wrote new pieces during the workshop which were workshopped, rehearsed and performed by CSO musicians in March 2019.
2018/2019 Selected Young Composers:
- Joshua Baerwald
- Pierce Baruk
- Mable Lecrone
- Walker Smith
- Chancellor Waye
The CSO Young Composers Workshop has ended, but for questions about future opportunities please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 513.744.3347.