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Young Composers Workshop


This season, the CSO will hold a Young Composers Workshop led by Composer-in-Residence Jonathan Bailey Holland. Participants in this workshop will compose a new chamber work to be premiered by Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra musicians in a public performance. Composers will work closely with the CSO and Jonathan Bailey Holland for the whole process from writing to rehearsing to performing. Deadline to apply is October 5, 2018.

Application Requirements:

• Between the ages of 14-22 (through the duration of the program)
• Able to attend every workshop event below and provide own transportation
• Have prior composition experience and be familiar with orchestral instruments
• Complete the application form and submission of sample composition

Required Workshop Events:

Introductory Session
• Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 10 am – 12:30 pm, Music Hall

Music Read-Through with CSO Musicians
• Wednesday, January 9, 2019 from 6 pm – 9 pm, Music Hall

Music Rehearsal
• Wednesday, March 27, 2019 from 6 pm – 8 pm, Music Hall

Final Performance
• Friday, March 29, 2019 from 7 pm – 9:30 pm (performance at 8 pm), Music Hall

To apply, please complete the online application form and submit a score and audio file of previously written work (any instrumentation).

For questions, please contact education@cincinnatisymphony.org or 513.744.3347