2020-2021 Concerto Competition Winners 


Sophia Hibner




Payton Brown


SCSYO Concerto

​Space Coast Symphony Youth Orchestra is pleased to invite any Symphony or Philharmonic member to audition for the 2021-2022 Concerto Competition.

A highlight of the SCSYO Concert Season, the Concerto Competition encourages students to step out of their roles within the orchestra, and into a soloist's seat. Students compete for a chance to play their solo accompanied by SCSYO's Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of Music Director, Maestro Mark Nelson.

One Grand Champion soloist will be featured on the Side By Side concert with the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra in May 2022. 

How it works:

All contestants must submit an application using the link below.  

The Concerto Competition will consist of two preliminary rounds.  The first round of auditions will be on Monday, December 13th at Temple Israel. 


  • Accompaniment is not required for Concerto Competition applicants for the first round. 

  • The second round of auditions will take place on Monday, January 17th at Temple Israel Viera.  The second round of auditions is held as a Concerto Competition Recital, and an accompanist is required for this performance.

  • All contestants must be registered for Symphony or Philharmonic Orchestras of the SCSYO

  • Selected repertoire must have available orchestral parts (such as from imslp.org).

  • Application forms (below) must be submitted by December 6th, 2021.