Designed to recognize and encourage the musical artistry of young Wyomingites, the Wyoming Symphony Orchestra’s Young Competition is open to Wyoming musicians between the ages of 13 and 25 who play any of the standard orchestral instruments and meet the following criteria:
• Born in the state of Wyoming; OR
• Enrolled in a Wyoming high school or accredited homeschooling program or college/university as of 1 February 2015.

Deadline to enter is November 3, 2014. WSO Music Director Matthew Savery will supervise the pre-screening of the application materials. Those applicants selected to participate in the Young Artists Competition will perform before three judges on Sunday, January 25, 2015.

There will be one winner from each of two divisions:

High School Division (grades 9-12): $1000 prize
College Division (enrolled college student through age 25): $1000 prize

Winners will be invited to perform their winning concerto with the Wyoming Symphony Orchestra on May 9, 2015.