University of Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Cleo Flemming '17 performing with the orchestra

The annual Concerto Competition is a chance for UVM students to play a solo with the University Symphony Orchestra.

Eligibility

Open to UVM students who are currently taking private lessons from the music faculty at the university, or who are currently a member of the Department's large ensembles.

Winners of the past UVM Concerto Competition are not eligible to participate, unless competing in a different category.

 

View information and application for the 2023 Concerto Competition. Submissions are due January 20, 2023. (PDF)

Past Winners

2022

Sadie Jones, soprano, Symphony No. 4 in G Major (Sehr behaglich, “Das himmlische Leben”) by Gustav Mahler

2021

Simon Webber, cello, Concerto in D minor (Andante-Allegro Vivace) by Édouard Lalo

2020

Bailey Brown and Ginny Churchill, Concerto for Two Clarinets, No. 1, Op. 35 by Franz Krommer

2019

Kylie Elliott, flute, Fantasie Pastorale Hongroise, Op. 26 by Franz Doppler

2018

Ben Kotzen, piano, Piano Concerto in D minor by W. A. Mozart

2017

Cleo Flemming, cello, Allegro Appassionato by Camille Saint-Saens
Carlin Rizzo, bass, Concerto for Double Bass and Orchestra in E Major by Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf

2016

Spencer Tse, clarinet, Clarinet Concerto No. 1 by Weber
(High School) David Horak, violin, Violin Concerto No. 3 by Camille Saint-Saens

2015

Lauren Rayson, horn, Horn Concerto No. 2 by W. A. Mozart
(High School) Alan Chiang, piano, Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor by Ludwig van Beethoven

2014

Kayo Nagai, piano, Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, op. 18 by Rachmaninoff
(High School) David Fischer, cello, Elegy for Cello and Orchestra, op. 24 by Gabriel Fauré