• January 22, 2022
 El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestra to hold annual Concerto Competition in January

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El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestra to hold annual Concerto Competition in January

The El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestra (EPSYO) will hold its annual Concerto Competition on Monday, January 20, 2020 at the University Presbyterian Church located at 244 North Resler.

The competition is open to all musicians up to the age of 22 as of January 20, 2020, with the application deadline set for Monday, January 13, 2020.  Application and information may be downloaded via this link.

The winner of the Grand Prize will be selected to perform with the El Paso Symphony Orchestra on the Side by Side Concert on March 29, 2020 at the Plaza Theatre.

Additionally, one current student will be selected to perform with one of the EPSYO orchestras at either the 2019-2020 Season Finale Concert on May 17, 2020 or another predetermined concert.

Applicants and accompanists should plan to be available from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM on the day of the competition.


  1. You are 22 years of age or younger as of January 20, 2020.
  2. Previous winners are not eligible to compete on the same instrument for the same prize(s) they have already won.


* Mail application form to: EPSYO, PO Box 180, El Paso, TX 79942 or scan and email to: info@epsyos.org

* Application must be received by Monday, January 13, 2020

* Please enclose a $40 application fee.

* Fee is waived for currently enrolled EPSYO members.

*All applicants will be notified of their audition time and location by email on or before Wednesday, January 15, 2020.

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