Link to 2022 CSO National Young Artists' Competition Rules and PDF Application Form:

Link to Complete Your Application, Entry Fee Payment & Submit Your Unlisted YouTube Video Link:







11/5/2021: Application Window Opens

1/20/2022: Application Window Closes

1/31/2022: Winners Announced

Announcing the
2022 National Young Artists' Competition

Winners of the 2022 National Young Artists Competition will have the opportunity to perform as a soloist with the Coeur d’Alene Symphony Orchestra.  There are five categories: High School Instrumental, College Strings, College Piano, Colleges Winds/Percussion, and Vocals.

Applicants must submit an online application and provide the CSO with a recorded audition via an unlisted YouTube link.

The $40.00 Entry Fee must be submitted through the provided PayPal link on the Entry Form.


New for 2022

Your audition tape will act as your official and final entry. There will be no in-person final round. Winners will be announced on January 31st, 2022.


All winners will be invited to perform on the March 19, 2022 Young Artists’ Competition Winners Concert at North Idaho College’s Schuler Performing Arts Center, David Demand, guest conductor,  with the Coeur d’Alene Symphony.

Elegibility/Divisions &
Repertoire Requirements

Eligibility and Divisions

High School Instrumental (those enrolled in High School or through the age of 18)
College Winds/Brass/Percussion (age 18-25)
College Strings (age 18-25)
College Piano (age 18-27)
Vocals (up to age 35)

*College applicants do not need to be currently enrolled if they are in the proper age group.

Completed application and entry fee must be physically or electronically received by January 20, 2022.

Repertoire Requirements:

Please only select works that are accessible through public domain.  Certain exceptions can be made on a case-by-case basis with previous approval from the Associate Conductor and Director of Operations ahead of application submission.  Please email manager@cdasymphony.org if your intended choice of repertoire is not available through public domain.






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